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10 Jan 1:36pm

Extinct mammoths could be given protected status in bid to save elephants

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Proposal is intended to protect African elephants from being poached for their tusks The long-extinct woolly mammoth could gain protected status in an unprecedented attempt to save the African elephant from the global ivory trade. If approved, the protection of the mammoth under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Cites) could prove vital in saving its modern relatives. The proposal by Israel would close a loophole that enables the
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