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    Poaching in Africa Becomes Increasingly Militarized

    Photo by Rhett  A. Butler• Due to skyrocketing consumer demand, particularly from Asia, today’s wildlife traffickers have the resources to outfit their henchmen with weaponry and equipment that often outmatches that of the local park rangers.• The poachers doing the most damage in Africa today are employed by professional trafficking syndicates, ...

    William H. Funk and Mongabay | Nov 2, 2020

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