Solving the mystery of Botswana’s dying elephants | The World

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Scientists in Botswana say they may have determined the cause behind the sudden deaths of more than 300 elephants earlier this year. Dr Niall McCann, the director of conservation at National Park Rescue says a bacteria found in the water and soil in the Okavango Delta region may be to blame. (WARNING: Some viewers may find some of the images featured in this interview distressing) Subscribe:

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    Botswana, a landlocked country in Southern Africa, has a landscape defined by the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango Delta, which becomes a lush animal habitat during the seasonal floods. The massive Central Kalahari Game Reserve, with its fossilized river valleys and undulating grasslands, is home to numerous animals including giraffes, cheetahs, hyenas and wild dogs.

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