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Just 350,000 African elephants are left in the savannah down from 20MILLION in pre-colonial era

Just 352,271 African savannah elephants remain in the wild, it has been revealed.

The Great Elephant Census was a project that aimed to count all the continent’s elephants by air.

90 scientists and 286 crew members have taken part in the ambitious study over the past two years – and the final total was far less than they had estimated.


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