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Footage Has Surfaced Of A Baby Elephant Being Rescued From Poachers In A Tiny Plane

Sadly, the story does not have a happy ending.

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Sadly, far from being a happy story, the footage is simply an indictment of the horrors of elephant poaching. / Caters

Last month, the BBC reported that since 2010 an average of nearly 35,000 elephants have been killed annually on the continent.

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