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Angola | Lengthy civil war caused precipitous drop in mammal populations in Quiçama NP: study

The number of wild mammals in Angola’s main nature reserve, in Quiçama, fell by 77% during the 27 years of civil war, according to a study published in Nature Scientific Reports on Monday.

Taking as its case study Angola’s main protected area, the Quiçama National Park and Game Reserve, the research comprehensively analyses the impact of civil wars on wildlife in countries affected by conflicts in Africa.

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