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Villagers ask to kill elephants

2008-04-15 - Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Villagers living in the dense forests of Equatorial Guinea have asked local authorities for permission to kill elephants who have begun destroying their crops, state radio said today. Elephants have recently emerged from their usual territory, torn down trees and trampled across plantations of manioc, leading to shortages of the staple grain food in the Evinayong region, the radio reported. The country is a very poor, small former Spanish colony of some 507,000 people, according to United Nation...



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