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Linda Ballou

Linda Ballou

Adventure-travel writer, Linda Ballou’s mission is to get to as many beautiful places she can before they are gone! She shares a host of travel articles on her site, www.LindaBallouAuthor.com, along with information about her travel memoir, Lost Angel Walkabout-One Traveler’s Tales.


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Elephants of Southern AfricaGood news: there are too many elephants!

Bad news: there are too many elephants!

With so many environmental groups fighting to prevent poaching of these impressive beasts for their ivory tusks, it is ironic that there is over-population in the parks I recently visited in Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Zambia with Overseas Adventure Travel.

An estimated 120,000 elephants roam the vast, unfenced preserves under the protection of armed, patrolling rangers.

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  • Linda Ballou
    Linda Ballou says #
    Much appreciated
    Thank you for your thoughtful response to my article. Humans have created imbalances in nature all over the planet. This is just o
  • Yuki Tsuchido
    Yuki Tsuchido says #
    Know first, then act properly
    It could be said that most of all tourists do not know the issue stated in the article, which is that the number of elephant has d

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