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Rangers in C.A.R. Get Tough as Poachers Get Closer (From November 23 Episode)i
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November 23, 2012 1:02 PM
In the Central African Republic elephants are increasingly under threat. Poachers in the region are more heavily armed, and are becoming more sophisticated in their attempts to kill elephants for their ivory. But rangers at a wildlife reservation in the C.A.R. are fighting fire with fire. VOA's Nairobi correspondent Gabe Joselow traveled to the C.A.R. for a firsthand look at elephant conservation. We connect with Gabe to get the rest of the story.

Rangers in C.A.R. Get Tough as Poachers Get Closer (From November 23 Episode)

Published November 23, 2012

In the Central African Republic elephants are increasingly under threat. Poachers in the region are more heavily armed, and are becoming more sophisticated in their attempts to kill elephants for their ivory. But rangers at a wildlife reservation in the C.A.R. are fighting fire with fire. VOA's Nairobi correspondent Gabe Joselow traveled to the C.A.R. for a firsthand look at elephant conservation. We connect with Gabe to get the rest of the story.

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