US expands review of cyanide predator traps after boy hurt
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US expands review of cyanide predator traps after boy hurt

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials are launching an expanded review of predator-killing cyanide traps and additional guidelines for workers deploying the devices after one sickened a young boy in Idaho and killed his dog. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Thursday the review should be finished this fall and workers, meanwhile, will follow interim … Continue reading

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Zimbabwe: 14 elephants killed by cyanide poisoning
Africa / International News

Zimbabwe: 14 elephants killed by cyanide poisoning

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Fourteen elephants were poisoned by cyanide in Zimbabwe in three separate incidents, two years after poachers killed more than 200 elephants by poisoning, Zimbabwe’s National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority said Tuesday. Three elephants were killed in Matusadona National Park in the Kariba area in northern Zimbabwe and 11 more pachyderms … Continue reading