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According to the last census, only 415,000 of these elephants remained in 2016, against 1.5 million in the 1960s. The destruction of their natural habitat for the benefit of human activity and poaching are involved. African pachyderms are still hunted illegally for their ivory. “Some say they have ten years left before they disappear”, alert Rudi Van Aarde, professor at the University of Pretoria (South Africa). 26% of the planet’s mammals are threatened with extinction.
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