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The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) tasked themselves with the mission of transporting a rare subspecies of elephants across the Ivory Coast to improve their safety, as well as the safety of local villagers. These are not the elephants discu

International Fund for Animal Welfare Transports Elephants in Africa - 33% died...

2014-02-01 - Daloa, Ivory Coast

Due to the increasing conflict between elephants and villagers in the town of Daloa, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) was tasked with the mission of transporting a rare subspecies of elephants across the Ivory Coast to improve their safety as well as the safety of local villagers. Of the six African forest elephants (Loxodonta cyclotis) that were transported, two died during the trip.



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Ivory Coast"s elephants seek peace abroad

2005-05-25 - ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast

Terrified by war and hounded by poachers, many of Ivory Coasts remaining elephants have packed their trunks and trundled off to more peaceful neighbours. "Elephant populations have gone to Mali, Burkina Faso and Ghana since the outbreak of war. Wildlife officials in those countries have told us so," said Denis Amani Kouame, head of wildlife at Ivory Coasts agriculture ministry.



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Ivory Coast"s elephants seek peace abroad