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Bloodhounds deployed to fight elephant poaching in DR Congo

KINSHASA — The Democratic Republic of Congo’s famed Virunga National Park has deployed bloodhounds to track down elephant poachers, a park official said Monday. “The first operation of the specially-trained bloodhounds was launched after a succession of elephant-poaching incidents,” LuAnne Cadd, the park’s public relations officer, told AFP. “The operation…