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 Elephants- The Ultimate Forest Gardeners

African forests need elephants. Elephants are vital forest gardeners, spreading seeds, clearing trails and keeping forests healthy. We talk with Dr. Samantha Strindberg, a conservation scientist with the Wildlife Conservation Society and co-author of a new study about the devastating decline of African Forest Elephants. Suffering from a population decrease of 62%, these elephants are being poached for their tusks. To learn more read Dr. Strindberg's article in the New York Times here. 

Direct download: Elephants_Are_Forest_Gardeners.mp3
Category:Ecology -- posted at: 7:22pm PST