Tanzania says elephant, rhino populations rebounding after anti-poaching crackdown

FILE PHOTO: A herd of elephants is seen in the Singita Grumeti Game Reserve, Tanzania, October 7, 2018. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organised criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching, the country’s presidency said. A prominent Chinese businesswoman dubbed the “Ivory Queen” was sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Tanzanian court in February for smuggling the […]

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