CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 10, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Africa: Richard Threlkeld) African nations' efforts to save the elephant from extinction by banning ivory trade examined; details given; scenes shown from The Discovery Channel. [African Wildlife Foundation Diana McMEEKIN - comments on problem.] Number of elephants noted rising in Zimbabwe; details given of government's program that allows regulated killing of elephants when the herds become too big. [Ecologist Vernon BOOTH, wildlife economist Brian CHILDE - praise Zimbabwe system.] [World Wildlife Fund's Michael WRIGHT - comments on situation in Zimbabwe after ivory trade was banned.]
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