Taking advantage of the ongoing political instability in Central African Republic, poachers may be preparing to perpetrate one of the biggest elephant massacres in recent history. WWF sources said heavily armed poachers were in Dzanga Bai, locally known as the “village of elephants,” inside Dzanga-Ndoki National Park. Between 50 and 200 elephants congregate every day in the large clearing to drink mineral salts present in the sands.
Bush Warriors urges the country to mobilize troops to end poaching, and calls on the international community to help restore peace in the country and preserve its unique natural heritage.
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