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Elephants poisoned for ivory tusks in worst such incident on record Workers look at a rotting elephant carcass in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe on Sept. 29. Dozens of elephants in the park have been poisoned by poachers for their tusks. (AP) HWANGE ...
The Chronicle Herald · 10/4/2013
MORE THAN 300 elephants and other animals have died of cyanide poisoning by poachers in Zimbabwe’s largest game park, a wildlife conservation group said today. “In July, around 300 elephants had died from cyanide poisoning in Hwange and were …
thejournal.ie · 4/18/2014
These are the first rhinos to be poisoned after more than 100 elephants were killed in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park in 2013, when poachers put cyanide into watering holes and salt licks. The Black rhino is a critically endangered species. There are 450 ...
International Business Times · 3/3/2015
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ZIMBABWE—The stench of rotting elephant carcasses hangs in the air in western Zimbabwe, where wildlife officials say at least 91 elephants have been poisoned with cyanide by poachers who hack off the tusks for the lucrative illegal ivory market.
The Star · 10/1/2013
HARARE: More than 300 elephants and other animals have died of cyanide poisoning by poachers in Zimbabwe’s largest game park, a wildlife conservation group said Monday. “In July, around 300 elephants had died from cyanide poisoning in Hwange …
The Nation · 10/22/2013
Poachers have used poison to kill 41 elephants in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park, an official has told the BBC. Zimbabwe Parks spokeswoman Caroline Washaya Moyo said it was suspected that cyanide was used to poison salt pans but tests are still …
m.bbc.co.uk · 9/6/2013
Poachers in Zimbabwe have taken their hunt for elephants to a whole new level by poisoning their watering hole. Six men have been arrested in connection with the deaths of forty-one elephants in Harare that drank from a water source poisoned with cyanide.
Inhabitat · ByLori Zimmer · 9/9/2013
At least 11 more elephants died after being poisoned at Zimbabwe’s largest game reserve by poachers last week, bringing the number of jumbos killed since May to 106, officials said on Tuesday. The Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority ...
Daily Nation · 10/15/2013
In a disturbing development in the ongoing killing of wild African animals for profit, poachers in Zimbabwe’s largest game park have poisoned more than 300 elephants and other animals using cyanide, according to the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force.
International Business Times · 10/21/2013
WILDLIFE authorities said Tuesday they had found another 11 carcasses of elephants killed by cyanide poisoning, bringing to 102 the number of pachyderms poisoned for their tusks in a continuing wildlife crisis. In a statement, the National Parks and ...
AllAfrica · 10/15/2013