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Namibia puts 170 high valued wild elephants on SALE amid drought, over population

Namibia has put about 170 high valued wild elephants for sale due to drought and an increase in elephant numbers, the nation’s environmental ministry said on Wednesday. Advertisements carried by state-owned New Era said an increase in incidents of human-elephant conflict motivated the sale of the large mammal that is at risk of extinction due […]

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88-year-old woman burns down her farmland in bid to kill a mouse

A fire was reported in Namibia’s Omusati Region after an elederly woman burned down her field while trying to kill a mouse. The first incident at Ogongo left about a hectare of land in ashes. 88-year-old Ilona Nicodemus tried to burn grass after she saw a mouse. The incident was reported on Sunday. “According to […]

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Sale of elephant dung skyrockets in Namibia over rumors that it treats coronavirus

The sale of elephant dung as a so-called cure for coronavirus has skyrocketed in Namibia despite lack of scientific research or approval. People in Namibia use elephant dung as traditional medicine, a rumor that it now cures coronavirus has resulted in a high demand. The spokesperson for the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, Romeo […]

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Baby African elephant whose birth was live-streamed named ‘Zoom’

A baby African elephant whose birth was live-streamed by a safari park in Mexico has been named Zoom after the video chat app made popular by the coronavirus pandemic. The calf is the sixth born at the park in Puebla, southeast of the capital, to a herd of elephants rescued eight years ago in Namibia, […]

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Buffalo Stampede Kills 400

More than 400 buffaloes drowned after being chased by lions into a river. The unfamiliar event occurred in Chobe River, northern Bostwana near the border with Namibia this week. Early investigations by authorities suggest that a large buffalo herd was grazing in Namibia. They stampeded into the Chobe River after a pride of lions chased […]