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Zimbabwe Minister Defends Elephant Exports

  • Zimbabwe's Environment Minister shows opposition for country's practice of catching pubescent  elephants and put them up for sale to zoos and parks. As per the reports, Zimbabwe is tackling a "massive overstocking" of elephants. The Minister of Zimbabwe, Mangaliso Ndlovu says that the population of elephants are going down significantly except for the Southern African region, " ... and yet the world is trying to teach this very region how to conserve its wildlife ...". A popular news portal, CNN reports that Zimbabwean officials are "legally capturing elephants" in Hwange National Park and shipping off to China. 

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    Tagged as: Exort of Elephants, Zimbabwe