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S Sudan adopts anti-poaching program

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South Sudan has officially joined the Elephant Protection Initiative, a program aimed at protecting elephants in Africa.

The EPI is an African-led conservation program to eradicate the ivory trade and stop the continued slaughter of the continent’s elephants by poachers.

Albert Schenk, country director for the Wildlife Conservation Society, had this to say during the launch of the program in Juba Thursday: