Daily Ethiopian news update July 31, 2020


The previous five months experience not been without difficulty for elephants in Ethiopia as 10 of them killed by poachers, Wildlife Conservation Authority said. Executive General of the Authority, Kumera Wakjira disclosed to ENA elephants have been focused by poachers for ivory after the coronavirus pandemic episode in the nation. 


There are different elements including loss of territories and individuals searching for arable grounds have contributed for the unlawful untamed life killings, in any case, he said poaching elephants for ivory is the famous explanation behind the killings. 


Today elephant populace in Ethiopia evaluated 2,000 where the populace has dropped as a result of expanding poaching, Kumera said. Elephant slaughtering by poachers is quickly ascending in the nation because of the rush of skewered of coronavirus which hampered natural life insurance in different stops and ensured zones, he expressed. 


Kumera said seven elephants in Babille and three elephants in Mago National Parks have killed in the previous five months. Babille, Mago and Gambella National Parks are the famous homestead for elephants in Ethiopia.

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