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96 Elephants: A Killing at the Bai

In May 2013, an elephant massacre took place at what many consider the best-protected site in Central Africa. WCS field biologist Andrea Turkalo, who has watched over the forest clearing of Dzanga Bai for more than 20 years, reflects on what this means for the future of African elephants.

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