Zimbabwe’s cash-strapped government selling elephants

Critics are condemning the Zimbabwe government’s sale of elephants to countries such as China. A live elephant can retail at about $60,000 depending on its size, age and health.

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    Critics are condemning the Zimbabwe government’s sale of elephants to countries such as China.

    A live elephant can sell for about $60,000 depending on its size, age and health.

    But the sale of the animals gives away Zimbabwe’s heritage, critics say.

    Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from Harare.


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