Elephants hide by day, forage at night to evade poachers
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12 days ago

Elephants hide by day, forage at night to evade poachers

This photo — taken on July 1, 2010 — shows an elephant walking along at sunset in Addo Elephant Game Reserve, near Port Elizabeth in South Africa. AFP/Jewel Samad/FilesPARIS: Like escaped convicts, elephants in eastern Africa have learned to travel at night and hide during the day to avoid poachers who are hunting tuskers into extinction, researchers reported Wednesday.
Normally elephants forage for food and migrate in daylight while resting under cover of darkness.But a sharp incre

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