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South Africa Game Parks Wage New Battles against Poachersi
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January 28, 2014 11:04 PM
South Africa is known around the world for its breathtaking wildlife. The country is home to an astounding number of mammal species. But some, like elephants and lions, face a serious threat from poachers. Animal parts are being sold for high profits on black markets, particularly in Asia. VOA's Chris Simkins reports on a private game park in South Africa, where protecting the wildlife from poachers is a top priority.

South Africa Game Parks Wage New Battles against Poachers

Published January 28, 2014

South Africa is known around the world for its breathtaking wildlife. The country is home to an astounding number of mammal species. But some, like elephants and lions, face a serious threat from poachers. Animal parts are being sold for high profits on black markets, particularly in Asia. VOA's Chris Simkins reports on a private game park in South Africa, where protecting the wildlife from poachers is a top priority.


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