NSPCA’s Shocking Discoveries at Another Lion Farm in South Africa

NSPCA’s Shocking Discoveries at Another Lion Farm in South Africa

South Africa’s NSPCA (National Council of SPCAs) has revealed its shocking findings of “unjustified exploitation” at yet another lion farm, following a joint inspection it conducted in the Free State with Environmental Management Inspectors from DESTEA. The NSPCA said in a statement today that the inspection of the lion breeding farm was carried out on […]

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Anti-poaching bodies call for stricter sentences for rhino poachers

Anti-poaching bodies call for stricter sentences for rhino poachers

Some anti-poaching organizations are calling upon the justice system to strengthen punishment against those found guilty of rhino poaching and rhino horn trafficking. This comes after the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment recently released statistics indicating that rhino poaching incidents committed in the country within the first six months of the year have […]

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Gambling-fuelled ‘taxi hunts’ run by rich and powerful are wiping out SA’s most endangered bokkie

Gambling-fuelled ‘taxi hunts’ run by rich and powerful are wiping out SA’s most endangered bokkie

A deadly cocktail of “taxi hunts”, racial conflict and state capture threatens to wipe out SA’s most endangered buck, the diminutive oribi, say farmers. The claims emerged in interviews with 50 KwaZulu-Natal game farmers who told zoologists taxi hunts — in which up to 150 starving, trained dogs compete in gambling-fuelled night-time bloodbaths — are […]

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