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Zakouma - a success story


Zakouma National Park in Chad is one of African conservation's biggest success stories. Having lost almost 95% of its elephant population to poaching between 2003 and 2010, the park was in desperate need of rescue from becoming a conservation failure.


That's when African Parks came to the fore and, within two years, effectively put a halt to poaching and stabilised the elephant population. Today, Zakouma is characterised by large herds of elephant - and is a sanctuary for myriad other species of unique North African wildlife.


Avid traveller and amateur photographer Kenneth Coe recently visited the park, and here showcases some highlights of what makes this unique wilderness so special.


For more information on the success of Zakouma, read this article


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