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Report: Mozambique Loses Nearly 10,000 Elephants to Poachers

Conservationists say the elephant population in Mozambique has shrunk nearly 50 percent in the past five years because of poaching, even as it grows elsewhere. The U.S.-based Wildlife Conservation Society reported this week that the number of elephants in Mozambique totals only about 10,300 today, compared to more than 20,000 five years ago. It blames ivory poachers for the slaughter of the African elephants, mainly to meet the ivory demand in China. The conservation society says it...

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