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Zimbabwe's poachers poison up to 90 elephants

Poaching is on the rise in Zimbabwe, where more brutal methods are being used to kill the animals.

Last Modified: 30 Sep 2013 08:17
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Zimbabwe is home to some of Africa's largest elephant herds.

But poaching is on the rise and more brutal methods are being used to kill the animals.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa visited Zimbabwe's largest game park, where 90 elephants were killed after cyanide was used to poison a water hole.

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