African elephant fares better in countries with good education

  • By ELI
  • February 19, 2013

African elephant fares better in countries with good education than in countries with newly created nature reserves.
A new study by Dr Fred de Boer.

Elephants are rare in African countries where poor schooling, a failing economy and widespread corruption are rife. Countries where these factors are well-organised have larger populations of elephants.
It would appear that elephants enjoy better protection in African countries boasting a good education system and solid social-economic development than in countries where the wildlife parks have been expanded to accommodate them.

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