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A wild elephant is prepared to be transported as part of operations carried out by authorities to catch and relocate wild elephants who have upset farming communities, in Guitry, Ivory Coast Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. An elephant who was named Hamed by the residents in the southern region of Ivory Coast has been captured and moved to the zoo in Abidjan as he awaits a transfer to an appropriate park, in an effort to save the dwindling population.

Ivory Coast relocates elephants to save dwindling population

2020-09-11 - Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Hilaire Zon

An elephant named Hamed by residents in a southern region of Ivory Coast has been captured and relocated to the zoo in Abidjan as he awaits transfer to a park where authorities hope he will have non-human company instead.


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Ivory Coast"s elephants seek peace abroad

2005-05-25 - ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast. Loucoumane Coulibaly

Terrified by war and hounded by poachers, many of Ivory Coast's 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 Coast's agriculture ministry.


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