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Most Wanted Ivory Trafficker In Tanzania Arrested

Elephant Poacher Arrested By Task Force In Tanzania The law enforcement body responsible for the arrest of the “Queen of Ivory” earlier this month has officially arrested notorious elephant poacher Boniface Matthew Mariango, referred to by law enforcement officials as … Continue reading

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Elephant Gone From Tanzania Within 5-7 Years

Poachers Killing Tanzania’s Tourism Industry For Ivory Poachers are slaughtering Tanzania’s elephants for their ivory at such alarming rates that the population could be completely wiped out in just seven years, conservationists told a conference Friday. The two-day UN-backed conference, … Continue reading

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Tanzania President Says Poaching Boom Threatens Elephant Survival

Poaching Threatens National Heritage, Future Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete said his country’s elephant herds faced extinction following a wildlife poaching boom in east Africa’s second-largest economy. Kikwete said a new census at the Selous-Mikumi ecosystem, one of the country’s biggest wildlife … Continue reading

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