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In Zambia, Groaning Hippos, Growling Leopards and Mango-Stealing Elephants


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December 13, 2018

The world that is in Africa is different than anything you have ever seen before. Still to this day, Africa has a ton of catching up to do when it comes to modernizing the civilizations that are there. Some people who are from Africa do not realize how backwards it is until they get out. In a country like Zambia, there are still so many wild animals running loose. Things like hippos, leopards, and elephants are very commonly seen.

Key Takeaways:

  • Leopards usually do not like to pursue conflict unless they are protective of something.
  • If an elephant feels cornered it will trample you or gouge you with its tusk.
  • Elephant bears a big responsibility for deforestation as they can devour trees until all that is left is a stump.

"Thrilled, a little scared, and completely mesmerized, our columnist takes a safari in South Luangwa National Park."

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/23/travel/52-places-zambia.html?action=click&module=Features&pgtype=Homepage


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