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Britain to ban ivory sales

Britain will ban sales of ivory in a bid to help preserve the world's dwindling elephant population, the government announced Tuesday.

Five elephants killed by train in India

A train has struck and killed five elephants as they crossed over tracks at a tea plantation in northeast India, an official said Monday.

African elephants 'suffer worst decline in 25 years'

Africa's elephant population has suffered its worst drop in 25 years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said Sunday, blaming the plummeting numbers on poaching.

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