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26 more elephants killed with cyanide in Zimbabwe

 The Pioneer, New Delhi, 15th October, 2015


Rangers in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park have discovered the carcasses of 26 elephants at two locations, additional victims of cyanide poisoning.


Bhejani Trust and the National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority  made the announcement today, a week after 14 other elephants succumbed  to similar poaching tactics, According to the agency and Bhejani Trust, which undertakes joint animal monitoring  and welfare work with the parks agency, the  26 dead elephant were found on rangers found 16 of the elephants in an area known as Lupande before stumbling  on 10 other in Chakabvi.


Washaya-Moyo said no arrest have been made and investigations are in progress.