Hundreds of elephants die mysteriously in Botswana



The deaths took place in Botswana’s famous Okavango Delta, home to about 15,000 elephants. Botswana has the largest population of wild elephants in the world, with about 130,000 animals.

“We have had a report of 356 dead elephants in the area north of the Okavango Delta, and we have confirmed 275 so far,” Cyril Taolo, acting director of the Department of Wildlife and National Parks, told AFP.

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