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Iconic Kenya Elephant Slain for Ivory Tusks

Last week, an international group reported that more than 20,000 African elephants were poached last year alone. A day after the report was issued, wildlife officials in Kenya’s Tsavo national park announced that Satao, one of Africa’s largest elephants, had been killed. The elephant was shot with poison arrows by poachers, who then hacked off its face and stole the tusks. The carcass was found earlier this month. Conservationists who had followed Satao for years identified the body...

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