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India Puts Gujarat Lions on Trial

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Officials in India have “arrested” 18 lions as they try to locate a man-eater suspected of killing three people (BBC). Gujarati forest officials will test the lions’ prints and excrement in an attempt to identify the killer (GlobalTimes). The “guilty lion” will be sentenced to “zoo for life” while the others are released into the […]

Selous Reserve Risks Losing All Elephants by 2022

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On Wednesday Tanzanian officials rejected a report by WWF claiming the country could see its elephant population decimated by 2022 (BBC). The conservationist group reports that rapid poaching has reduced the elephant population by 90% in less than 40 years (WWF). “The elephant population in Selous is now near a historic low, and urgent measures […]