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Faced With Brutal Elephant Poachers, Cameroon Calls in the Army
Animals  (tags: elephant, cameroon, poaching, army, protection )

Johan
- 883 days ago - reuters.com
Faced with the threat of horse-mounted Sudanese elephant poachers armed with machine guns, the central African nation has deployed military helicopters and 600 soldiers to try to protect the park and its animals.
ACTION ALERT: Cameroon, Stop the Elephant Slaughtering! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: government, cameroon, poachers, destruction, elephants, massacred, slaughtered, endangered )

Simone
- 1195 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In less than a month over 200 elephants have been killed in Cameroon. Mongabay.com reports that these elephants have been killed for their tusks and that these ivory poachers are Sudanese. These poachers are going into the Bouba Ndjida National Park
Cameroon: Poachers Kill Two Rangers, 15 Elephants
Animals  (tags: tragedy, humans destruction, cameroon, park rangers, 15 elephants, massacred, killed, poachers )

Simone
- 1901 days ago - afriquejet.com
Two park rangers and 15 elephants were found dead at the weekend at the Babandjida park in northern Cameroon, more than 1,000 kms from the capital, Yaounde, state television CRTV announced Monday. The rangers and elephants were reportedly killed by
Protection Boost for Rare Gorilla
Animals  (tags: cameroon, national park, wildlife, wild animals, big apes, cross river gorilla, endangered, extinction, humans, habitat, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2371 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The government of Cameroon has created a new national park aimed at protecting the critically endangered Cross River gorilla, the world's rarest. Takamanda National Park, on the border with Nigeria, is home to an estimated 115 Cross River gorillas.
Elephant Poacher Jailed for Five Years
Animals  (tags: cameroon, wildlife, wild animals, elephants, killed, poaching, sentenced, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2396 days ago - theaustralian.news.com.au
A CAMEROON court sentenced a poacher to five years in jail and a hefty fine for killing eight elephants, a government official said today. After a tip-off from villagers, a 23-strong search party of paramilitary gendarmes, government officials and park
   

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