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Elephants, Rhinos Dominate Debate at Africa Wildlife Conference

The mighty African elephant and the shy, reclusive rhinoceros are the stars of this year’s conference of members of a global wildlife protection treaty in South Africa. As the meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) began Saturday, hundreds of protesters massed in Johannesburg to argue against a proposal from Zimbabwe and Namibia to allow legal trade of elephant ivory. Tiny Swaziland has proposed allowing legal trade in rhino...

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