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This photo of a month old baby elephant killed by poachers was taken in the Niassa National Reserve in Mozambique. The poachers killed the baby and its mother whose tusks they brutally hacked off for the ivory. The Great Elephant Census will provide the unavoidable statistics of the true scale of the poaching crisis in Mozambique. Horrors such as this image which was taken this summer, coupled with hard data, will drive the nation's elephant strategy.

Photo Credit: A. Jorge/ Niassa Carnivore Project.

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A team of scientists with the Wildlife Conservation Society, BirdLife International, and other groups have discovered a new species of bird.

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