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    Default Poachers slaughter hundreds of elephants in Cameroon

    [*******#000000][FONT=Georgia]Poachers have slaughtered some 200 elephants in a national park in northern Cameroon, about a third of the population, and the massacre is still going on, according to a wildlife protection group.[/FONT][/COLOR]
    [*******#000000][FONT=Georgia]The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) said a gang of Sudanese poachers had killed the free roaming elephants in the Bouba Ndjida National Park in northern Cameroon, near the border with Chad, in an unprecedented attack.

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    very sad news

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    Holy ****, a third of the population? RIP elephants.

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    No surprise. "In Africa there is no place for inedible scenery". In Xhosa they say: ndilambile - I'm hungry

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    Probably sustainable. Poachers know that **** ya know?

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    RIP elephants. That's horrible. I hope the poachers are caught and put to death.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gresh View Post
    RIP elephants. That's horrible. I hope the poachers are caught and put to death.
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    feed the poachers to the hyenas, they deserve nothing better.

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    I'm starting to think maybe African countries with these kinds of vulnerable wildlife preserves should just start shooting poachers. What if the population of keystone animals in a given ecosystem becomes unsustainable? The potential for unprecendeted ecological damage is quite high.

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    only decent thing Mugabe ever did was to institute a shoot to kill policy iro poachers

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    Quote Originally Posted by RSone View Post
    I'm starting to think maybe African countries with these kinds of vulnerable wildlife preserves should just start shooting poachers.
    Don't know if the guide was bull$hitting me, but he told us if we left the vehicle while in the park we'd run the risk of being shot by rangers. There were areas where people could get out and look around, as long as the guides were with them. At one of the parks we visted there were guards at the entrance with AK-47s. This was in Tanzania about 10 years ago.

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    Complete scum. They're going to wipe out an entire species for what? So some worthless POS can wear tusk bits on a necklace for "status"??

    Quote Originally Posted by C.Puffs View Post
    Don't know if the guide was bull$hitting me, but he told us if we left the vehicle while in the park we'd run the risk of being shot by rangers. There were areas where people could get out and look around, as long as the guides were with them. At one of the parks we visted there were guards at the entrance with AK-47s. This was in Tanzania about 10 years ago.

    I remember seeing this show where the host was in Botswanna interviewing some Botswana Defense Force guys who were tasked with guarding wildlife preserves. When he asked them what they did with poachers the BDF guys flat out said: "We terminate them." Right on, I say. Besides the obvious issue of wiping out endanged species, these animals can be a massive source of income for these countries for tourism. And these countries can use all the money they can get.

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    Quote Originally Posted by C.Puffs View Post
    Don't know if the guide was bull$hitting me, but he told us if we left the vehicle while in the park we'd run the risk of being shot by rangers. There were areas where people could get out and look around, as long as the guides were with them. At one of the parks we visted there were guards at the entrance with AK-47s. This was in Tanzania about 10 years ago.
    I like that policy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dankster View Post
    Complete scum. They're going to wipe out an entire species for what? So some worthless POS can wear tusk bits on a necklace for "status"??
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    No, they will wipe them out for money. They don't give a **** what people do as long as they get the money. Bunch of sociopaths, place would be better off without them.
    Kill them before they breed.

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    As long as demand exists, the slaughter in 3rd world countries will be relentless.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rattfink View Post
    As long as demand exists, the slaughter in 3rd world countries will be relentless.
    very true and its probably rich people from the developed world that is buying these items.

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