No-tusk hope for ele­phants

Irish Sunday Mirror - - FRONT PAGE -

AFRICAN ele­phants are evolv­ing not to grow tusks af­ter years of killing by ivory hunters, re­search re­veals.

Sci­en­tists found the change among fe­males at a Mozam­bique na­tional park where 90 per cent of ele­phants were wiped out.

Other af­fected coun­tries in­clude South Africa.

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