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African elephants play at the Masai Mara game reserve in Kenya. Half the world's mammals are declining in population and more than a third are probably threatened with extinction.
Monday, Oct. 06, 2008

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  • of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, on a new report that 25% of the world's mammals face extinction
Photo: Mladen Antonov / AFP / Getty | Source: BBC