Zimbabwe says 200 elephants have died in drought

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Zimbabwe says 200 elephants have died in drought
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More than 200 elephants have died amid a severe drought, Zimbabwe’s parks agency said, and a mass relocation is planned to ease the problem.

Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority spokesman Tinashe Farawo said at least 200 elephants have died in Hwange National Park alone since October and other parks are affected.

Animals including giraffes, buffalos and impalas are also dying, he said, and the situation can improve only after rains return.

“Almost every animal is being affected,” he said. “Of course,...


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Zimbabwe says 200 elephants have died in drought


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