How Poaching Has Affected the African Wildlife

December 18, 2013 | By

While around 18,000 new animal, insect or plant species are discovered yearly, other species are on the edge of extinction — including some that are newly discovered and others that have been around in some form for million of years. The African continent alone has more than four large mammals whose populations are, for the most part, declining at a worrisome pace. They include the gorilla, elephant, lion and rhino.

Here is the current status of endangered animals in Africa put together by SuperScholar.org.

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How Poaching Has affected the African Wildlife

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