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TAKE A MONTH-LONG AFRICAN SAFARI TO HELP SAVE THE ELEPHANTS
Robb Report, Rebekah Bell
29 May 2016

The illegal ivory trade results in the deaths of over 30,000 African elephants each year, a gruesome reality that led experts to warn that African elephants could become extinct within a decade.

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ZAKOUMA: A LIFE-LINE FOR CHAD'S ELEPHANTS
The Independent, Alex Dymoke
13 April 2016

There are few uplifting chapters in the recent history of Africa's elephants. Almost 35,000 have been killed by poachers every year since 2010. Where they once roamed in their hundreds of thousands, now isolated herds dot the planes, many too traumatised to reproduce.

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RHINOS TO ROAM CHAD AGAIN TO UNITE BIG FIVE
The Times, ALAMY
05 April 2016

Conservationists in Chad want to reintroduce black rhinos to Zakouma National Park, making it the closest place to Europe with a complete set of Africa’s Big Five species. The park is already home to one of Africa’s largest herds of elephants, more than 130 lions, thousands of buffalo and an unknown

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CHAD’S GENTLE GIANTS ARE CHARGING BACK
The Times, JEROME STARKEY
02 April 2016

The park director stepped off his verandah and strode across the sunbaked scrub towards a group of six bull elephants basking by a muddy pool yards from his house. “Come, you lazy thing. Come and drink some water,” Rian Labuschagne told one, a 10ft-tall giant with only one tusk. “Kom!”

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WORLD PRESS PHOTO AWARDS TOP IMAGES OF 2015
NBC News
18 February 2016

The contest drew 82,951 images from 5,775 photographers, with a mix of subjects from wrestlers in Senegal to orangutans climbing trees.

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