Funny how all the poaching in Africa takes place in PARKS where the animals are protected from hunters…
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is a vast stretch of country in Central Africa. It is the second largest country in Africa by area, the largest in Sub-Sahara Africa, and the eleventh largest in the world.
The country has an abundance of mineral resources. The DRC is widely considered to be the richest country in the world in terms of natural resources. Untapped raw minerals in the DRC are estimated to be worth in excess of US $24 trillion. The country has 70% of the world’s coltan, a third of its cobalt, more than 30% of its diamond reserves, and a tenth of its copper.
Aside all these, the country is also blessed with thick forests, with many wild animals. This has lead to the creation of National Wildlife Parks to protect the country’s wildlife population.
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