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August 26, 2020 - The Daily Mail

Elephant poacher who killed more than 500 animals is sentenced to 30 years' hard labour in the Congo

Elephant poacher who killed more than 500 animals is sentenced to 30 years' hard labour in the Congo
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An elephant poacher who killed more than 500 of the animals has been sentenced to 30 years of hard labour in the Congo Republic.

Mobanza Mobembo Gerard, known as Guyvanho, was sentenced for ivory trafficking and attempted murder of park rangers.

The notorious poacher led hunts into the Nouabale-Ndoki National Park which killed more than 500 elephants since around 2008, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society.

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