What are the micro-organisms causing elephant deaths in Botswana?

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What are the micro-organisms causing elephant deaths in Botswana?Botswana wildlife officials said on Monday that toxins produced by microscopic organisms called cyanobacteria had caused the deaths of 330 elephants this year. Since they were first reported around early May, the elephant deaths had baffled and alarmed conservationists, who feared they could escalate. Below are some facts about cyanobacteria.


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