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Kenya Wildlife Service Warns of Zebra-Elephant Losses

Wild elephant and zebra near African watering hole. Their populations in Kenya dropped over the past four years due to various factors.
Wild elephant and zebra near African watering hole. Their populations in Kenya dropped over the past four years due to various factors.


2012-12-09 - Nairobi, Kenya
Kenyan officials say the country’s elephant and zebra populations have dropped sharply over the last four years, mainly due to poaching, demand for ivory, drought and climate change. Kenya Wildlife Service director William Kipkoech says the number of elephants fell from 7,415 to 6,361 during the period.



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