South Africa allocates a significant number of leopards, elephants and rhinos to trophy hunters

South Africa allocates a significant number of leopards, elephants and rhinos to trophy hunters

Trophy hunters will be able to hunt ten leopards, ten black rhinos, and 150 elephants in 2022, according to forestry, fisheries, and environment minister Barbara Creecy. Trophy hunting, according to Creecy’s department, generates economic incentives that encourage conservation. It also serves as a beneficial wildlife management technique, as it is utilized to remove (mainly) excess […]

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Moving African rhinos: what it takes to translocate an endangered species

Moving African rhinos: what it takes to translocate an endangered species

Rhino translocations have become a critical tool in the arsenal for the protection of these endangered animals. Recently, 30 white rhinos were flown into Rwanda from South Africa and introduced into the Akagera National Park, in what was the single largest rhino translocation. It was carried out through a collaboration between the Rwanda Development Board, […]

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Malawi court sentences Chinese wildlife trafficking kingpin to 14 years in jail

Malawi court sentences Chinese wildlife trafficking kingpin to 14 years in jail

Malawi’s illegal wildlife trade crackdown has earned a Chinese national 14 years in jail. Yunhua Lin, considered the lynchpin of a notorious wildlife trafficking cartel operating across in Southern Africa, was convicted in June of the illegal trade in wildlife parts, illegal possession of firearms, and possession of illegal drugs. At Lin’s sentencing at the […]

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Perverse ‘pay-to-slay’ clause will allow sick trophy hunters to import slain animals

Perverse ‘pay-to-slay’ clause will allow sick trophy hunters to import slain animals

Hunters will still be able to import slain lions, rhinos, elephants and even polar bears under a new law’s perverse “pay-to-slay” clause. A ban outlawing the importing of the sick souvenirs was unveiled in the Queen’s Speech last Tuesday: Banning the import of hunting trophies from endangered animals abroad and ending the advertising for sale […]

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He made a fortune supplying life-saving kit to the NHS then spent thousands ‘trophy hunting’ wildlife like this… and Andrew Broggio is just one of an elite club who go on luxury killing holidays.

He made a fortune supplying life-saving kit to the NHS then spent thousands ‘trophy hunting’ wildlife like this… and Andrew Broggio is just one of an elite club who go on luxury killing holidays.

Stalking through the savannah, Andrew Broggio was on the trail of a Cape buffalo — one of the ‘Big Five’ African game alongside lion, elephant, rhino and leopard. His team, including a driver and a tracker looking for footprints and droppings, had set off at 7am, when it was still cool enough to spend hours […]

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Petition: Dallas Safari Club Hosts 2021 Convention Selling Cruel Trophy Hunting Trips Virtually

Petition: Dallas Safari Club Hosts 2021 Convention Selling Cruel Trophy Hunting Trips Virtually

The 2021 Dallas Safari Club will take place virtually this year between February 10 and 14. Trophy hunters and outfitters, alongside other businesses, will gather to promote this cruel sport. They will buy and sell rights to kill animals, including elephants and polar bears, and promote canned hunts in the United States, South Africa, and […]

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