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Illegal Ivory Trade Funds African Rebel Groups

Cameroon said its soldiers have shot and killed five suspected poachers who had opened fire on elephants in the West Africa country.  The military said some of those killed were Janjaweed militiamen from Sudan. The heavily armed poachers were caught operating in the Waza National Park and shooting elephants.   A spokesperson for Cameroon's military, Colonel Didier Badjeck, said soldiers who have been patrolling to protect the majestic animals responded, and in a shootout...

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