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Six elephants found dead following suspected cyanide poisoning in Zimbabwe

-According to witness accounts, the bodies were discovered near each other with missing their tusks, along a trail that led to watering holes, indicative of cyanide poisoning. John Cassim One of the six carcasses found in the Gwayi-Shangani Wildlife Conservancy recently after suspected cyanide poisoning Harare, Zimbabwe – At least six adult elephants have died from what appears to have been cyanide poisoning at a watering hole in the Gwayi, Shangani wildlife conservancy near Hwange […]

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Environmental regulator in Zimbabwe averts secondary deaths from mining and farming activities

– I was taught that cyanide kills, I don’t want to die prematurely hence I have leant to take all the measures to save my life, a mine worker in Sanyati said. John Cassim HARARE, ZIMBABWE – In 2015, poachers killed at least 300 elephants after poisoning water points with cyanide in Hwange National Park.

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