Top African wildlife park looks to villages to stop poachers

In this photo taken Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, recruits at the Southern African Wildlife College on the edge of Kruger National Park in South Africa explain conditions in the wild during their attempts to track poachers. As teams of poachers stalk rhinos and elephants in the park, wildlife officials are turning to nearby communities to help stop the slaughter by using local knowledge to deter poachers, not join them. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa (AP) — On the edge of South Africa's largest wildlife reserve, the line between poacher and park ranger can be uncomfortably thin. Sometimes, Marianne de Kock watches it disappear.

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October 4, 2016 7:21 am

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