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Why there are "too many" elephants in southern Africa, and not enough elsewhere?

Mon, 2012-04-30 17:05 by Keith
Elephant, feeding on an acacia tree. Photo: Hans-Georg Michna

A number of people have asked about an apparent paradox, that in most of Africa (East, West and Central Africa) elephants are apparently facing major threats from poaching and land use competition, while in southern Africa there are said to be "too many elephants". There are several factors coming together to create this divergence of viewpoints.

The facts seem to be that:

And they say elephants never forget - Fort Wayne News Sentinel

Thu, 2007-06-07 13:27 by Keith

This has nothing to do with elephants. I suggest that you do something about the filter that dredges up anything with "elephant" in the text. The same applies to the item about "Elephant Loans", which is just the name of a financial services company.