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Zimbabwe investigating 22 elephant deaths

The number of elephants dying in western Zimbabwe from a suspected bacterial infection, possibly from eating poisonous plants, has risen to 22 with...

  • Farai Mutsaka
  • The Canberra Times
  • Australian Associated Press

With food scarce, younger elephants that can’t reach higher tree branches “end up eating everything and some of the vegetation that they eat might be poisonous”, Farawo said.

He said the problem could persist through the dry season.

Zimbabwe has been…

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