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How do we find ways for people and wildlife to co-exist? Elephants pose a particular problem as their large size means they need to roam over large areas to find food, water and refuge.

The Mali elephants might provide some clues. This remnant population is the northern-most in existence, makes the longest annual migration of all elephants, and has survived when all others around it have disappeared, despite living in a populated landscape with no protection at all.

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