Elephant versus man: the Human-Elephant Conflict in Africa

The chart shows the dramatic inverse relationship between elephant and human populations in Africa
The chart shows the dramatic inverse relationship between elephant and human populations in Africa

2006-11-12 - Johannesburg, South Africa , Tom Cockrem

It was more than 40,000 years ago that on the continent of Africa two species emerged to vie with each other for the title of ruler of the land: the elephant and man. Drought, disease and war saw these two protagonists experience alternating cycles of dominance. It took the advent of the gun for the two-legged hunter to finally take charge. The African elephant has lost the battle of the species. There are only 600,000 left on the continent today. There used to be at least 15 million.

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