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Elephant Adoption

Linda speaks with Wouter van Hoven, the chair of the Kissama Foundation, and a professor at the University of Pretoria, about the elephants who will be transferred from South Africa to Angola. He has been examining two elephant families in the crowded Madikwe National Park in South Africa. Tomorrow, they will be captured, then flown to their new home in Angola's Quicama National Park. South Africa has too many elephants in its park, and Angola doesn't have enough. The elephants in Angola were killed during 25 years of civil war by soldiers for sport, and by poachers. (4:30)
More information on the Internet at http://www.kissama.org.

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