There is now one very specific exemption to the ‘travel ban’ imposed on Gauteng during Level 4 of lockdown – and it involves hunting.
Persistence paid off for a whale shark calf after it repeatedly swam close to a local fishing boat begging for help to be freed.
Writing the foreword for the book in which the revelations are made, former Botswana President Ian Khama blasts trophy hunting as “sadistic,” and makes an impassioned plea to Western governments to ban trophy imports before it’s too late.
Amended lockdown regulations in terms of the Directions for the Biodiversity Sector for Alert Level 3 will now make provision for hunters to stay overnight at their hunting destinations.
Tigers, leopards, lions, elephants and rhinos were among the many species of wild animals on offer by South African hunting outfitters at the first-ever Chinese hunting show in Shanghai last weekend.
Botswana is home to almost a third of all elephants in Africa.
The owner of Thandeka Safaris has revealed he received death threats this week, after a promotional offer featuring a lion hunt landed him in hot water.
Just a friendly reminder that real men help animals, not harm them. It’s a mantra Ron Thomson has ignored for 50 years, killing anything in his way.
There is more wildlife in South Africa than there was 50 or 60 years ago.
Do you buy her excuse?
Another gun-slinging American has angered South Africans this week.
If it moves, Kacee Crawford will shoot it.
The Trump administration has quietly slipped a law change through the cracks. South Africans will definitely not like it
Hunting can be dangerous, even deadly…
As if we needed more reasons to love Botswana.
In the preamble to an article posted on Untold Africa towards the end of 2015, I wrote: “Hunting, especially trophy hunting, is a topic guaranteed to get a lot of people very hot under the collar very quickly, especially among those polarised into the stridently ‘for’ camp and the often even more strident ‘under no circumstances’ camp.
Walter Palmer has finally broken his silence and wants to tell his side of what happened back in July in Zimbabwe and essentially changed his life forever.
The hunting industry has fallen out of favour with the public and even big businesses are taking a step back, but hunters claim they can reclaim the industry’s esteem and save wildlife in the process.
No more lion heads and leopard-skins for those who seek to plunder Africa’s eco resources as SAA takes a hard line against hunters.
Self-professed ‘hardcore hunter’ Melissa Bachman receives death threats after posting photos online of herself beside a lion she claims to have stalked and killed in South Africa, igniting a fierce debate about trophy hunting and sexism.