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April 29, 2013

Images from the other side of planet

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Over the years, we have heard and seen these stories many times, yet Africa is still in trouble. The continent that once was the cradle of human civilization might turn into that cemetery on the other side of the planet.

The animals that once filled Noah’s Ark are rapidly becoming extinct, and I fear that Africa’s humans might soon join them.

Ken Wibecan is a retired journalist. Once an op-ed and jazz columnist, later an editor of Modern Maturity magazine, these days he and his two dogs enjoy the country life in Peru. He can be reached at kwibecan@gmail.com.

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