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NCF raises fear over Yankari Game Reserve

2008-12-15 - , Nigeria

Yankari has one of the most important populations of the elephant species in West Africa. The NCF added, ´If the current poaching trend continues, Yankari may lose more than half of its population of elephants over the next six months. In the last few weeks alone there are reports of at least five elephants being killed and many more were killed earlier in the year. ´Every day it is possible to find meat from elephants, roan, waterbuck and buffalo in the surrounding markets and this ...



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The priceless Ivory

2006-07-24 - Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Even in the distant past, when Hannibal was confronting the Roman military might in the 300 AD, African elephants were catholic as this war lord demonstrated a train of the domestic gigantic beasts, which were numbered in tens of million across the African continent. The expansion southward of the Sahara Desert was another blow to the survival of the beasts. Beyond these reasons was the increased demand for ivory.



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NCF raises fear over Yankari Game Reserve
2006-07-24-Port harcourt
The priceless Ivory