Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Poachers Kill 40-years old elephant
By Gerald Tenywa, New Vision 21st August 2012
Baraka, a 40 year old male elephant believed to be the oldest and most peaceful in Semliki wildlife reserve in western Uganda has been killed by suspected poachers. Park authorities said the elephant was named Baraka, a Swahili word meaning peace, because it was approachable.