Growth

African Elephant Range Countries Human Population.

1900 71.1 million
1950 166.3 million
1970 275.1 million
1985 419.5 million
2000 626.6 million
2025 1,172.6 million

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Are the effects and importance of human encroachment on habitats, given back seat to campaigns to save animals within ever decreasing national parks?

“In terms of elephant ecology, a single elephant popoulation in a national park is as incomplete a phenomenon as a single elephant in a zoo enclosure.” Ian Parker – ‘What I tell you three times is true

“Tourists may be as malign as a multitude of poachers in their multifarious influences upon animals and habitats” – Ian Parker

Just some thoughts to keep you on your toes.

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