“Zimbabwe Ignores Pleas, Catches Baby Elephants to Send to China”

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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-03-20/zimbabwe-to-export-live-elephants-defying-activist-s-opposition

Zimbabwe has captured 20 elephants and plans to send them to China while further shipments of the animals will follow to France and the United Arab Emirates.

The country has no option but to export the elephants despite opposition from animal rights activists because it has too many of them, a government minister said.

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