Zimbabwe Says 200 Elephants Have Died Amid Drought

Animals including giraffe, buffalo, and impala are also dying, according to a spokesperson with Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority.

  • Published 12 November 2019

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HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — More than 200 elephants have died amid a severe drought, Zimbabwe’s parks agency said, and a mass relocation of animals is planned to ease congestion. Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority spokesman Tinashe Farawo said at least 200 elephants have died in vast Hwange National Park alone since October and other parks are affected. Animals including giraffe, buffalo and impala are also dying, he said, and the situation can improve… Read at AP News