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Moving Day for Ivory Coast Elephants

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January 30, 2014
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In what is being described as the first operation of its type in the world, conservationists have moved around a group of elephants from an area of Ivory Coast where they were "causing problems" to the safety and protection of a national park. (Jan. 30) Video provided by AP


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