At least 100 elephants have died in the largest national park Zimbabue in the last few weeks because of the sequence. Their corpses are a macabre sign of what the reserve authorities and conservation groups indicate about the impact of climate change and the meteorological phenomenon El Niño.
The authorities warned that more of these peaceable people could die, as the predictions point to an outbreak of rain and an increase in heat in southern areas of the African nation, including the Parque Nacional Hwange. The International Fund for Animal Welfare has described the situation as a crisis for elephants and other animals.
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“El Niño This is a situation that is frustrating for you,” said Tinashe Farawo, voice of the Management Authority of National Parks and Forest Life of Zimbabue.
Climatic change and El Niño azotan in Zimbabue
El Niño is a meteorological phenomenon natural and recurrent that warm parts of the Pacific and affects climate protection at a global level. Although El Niño this year recently caused deadly floods in eastern Africa, it was expected that in the south of the continent the rainfall would be below average.
This prompted you to notice it Zimbabue, where the rainstorm began later than normal weeks. Although some rains have been recorded, the forecasters announce a warm and warm coming.
The authorities fear that what happened in 2019 will be repeated, when more than 200 elephants died in it Hwange due to a serious accident.
“This phenomenon is recurrent,” he says Phillip Kuvawogadirector of the paisaje program of International Fund for Good Animalswho alerted to the situation of Hwange’s elephants in a report this month.
Farawo, the spokesperson of the parques agency, published a video on the red social young elephant Trying for your life to get caught in the bar of a place that has dried up partially in Hwange.
“The most affected elephants are the most affected young peoplelos old y los enfermos“You can’t travel long distances to get water,” Farawo said. He indicated that an average-sized elephant needs to drink 200 liters of water a day.
In Hwange there live 45 thousand elephants, as well as 100 others and mammalian species and 400 years old.
With information from AP