Elephant herd in Botswana (2007) | Photo: I Pinz, license: CC BY-SA 2.0

Botswana says it has solved mystery of mass elephant die-off

Published on theguardian.com the 21.09.2020. | By: Phoebe Weston

Many elephants have died in Botswana – but why? It looks like the mystery has now been solved.

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Note: The puzzling events of mass animals die-offs are a constant reminder of of how quickly something like this can happen. When you can’t seem to find a reason for it and the population is much smaller, it is incredibly important to have a back-up population in modern zoos and aquariums.

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