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Did you know that African #elephants have a life span of 60 - 70 years?

Did you know that African #elephants have a life span of 60 - 70 years?

Give elephants room to roam. Wildlife corridors are large sections of land that allow wildlife to move from one national park to another—and even from one country to another. African Wildlife Foundation works with people on all levels— from governments to communities—to set land aside specifically for wildlife use, and in some cases, purchase land to set it aside for conservation. Habitat management poses a long-term threat to elephant population well-being. AWF is working in countries like Zambia to create protected spaces. To allow the elephant to move safely and freely, we worked with Zambia’s Sekute Chiefdom to create the Sekute Conservation Area, and in exchange for protecting wild spaces for wildlife, AWF rebuilt the Lupani School. Empower community members to protect the elephants. AWF works with communities who live in close quarters with wildlife, to recruit, trai...

Full article: https://www.awf.org/wildlife-conservation/elephant

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