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Big mammals at higher risk of extinction in world's poorest countries, study reveals

September 1, 2020 - General

Big mammals such as elephants, rhinos and primates are at highest risk of extinction in the national parks and nature reserves of the world’s poorest countries, a new global review has found.

A review, which looks at 81 studies carried out between 1980 and 2020, has found that illegal hunting
is causing worrying declines in the big mammal populations of protected areas across the globe,
and particularly in poorer countries [Credit:…

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