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Wildlife threat at African reserve


Much of the wildlife in one of Africa's most important reserves is nearing extinction, according to a study of key animal species.

Giraffe numbers are down by 95% in the Masai Mara reserve in south-west Kenya because of an increase in people living around the park, and there are concerns the trend might be irreversible. Peter Greste reports.


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