Pachydermination

“Hwange [national park, Zimbabwe] has too many elephants – 43,000 in a park capable of supporting 15,000 … But elephants could sell for up to $60,000 (£39,000) each to help the $2.3m annual running costs of the park.” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/feb/09/zimbabwe-defends-plan-to-sell-27-elephants-to-china)

The ‘over-abundant’ elephants of South Africa’s Kruger national park have previously been threatened with culling, while Kenya is haemorrhaging them to poachers. What they need is a wildlife corridor, or trunk road.

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