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Tango0101 Sep 2016 12:53 p.m. PST

"Elephants are everywhere – under the shade of trees, drinking by the river or playing at the few remaining waterholes in the drought-parched landscape.

Botswana has more elephants than any other country in Africa – 130,451 to be precise. At least that's the estimate given by the Great Elephant Census.

Sadly, hundreds of them have now probably been killed since the survey was done.

Botswana may be their last place of refuge on the continent, but poachers are already breaching its vast borders in their pursuit of ivory…"
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