ARTICLES RELATING TO HUNTING

Trump is pondering a ban on hunting trophies - but not all Africa's animal lovers are convinced

2019-10-02 21:29

As US president Donald Trump mulls the signing into law of an act that would restrict imports of hunting trophies from African countries, wildlife experts and animal rights groups are at odds over the economic impact and its ultimate effect on conservation.

An American spent R6 million to shoot a rare rhino in Namibia, and now he wants to take it home to the US

2019-09-09 19:45

Chris Peyerk killed a rare black rhinoceros at Mangetti National Park, in the Okavango District of Namibia in 2018.

A Canadian couple photographed themselves kissing in front of a lion they killed in South Africa, and people are outraged

2019-07-17 05:52

Darren and Carolyn Carter, from Edmonton in Alberta, posed with the dead lion while trophy hunting in South Africa.

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Watch: SA's great white sharks hunt seals in kelp forests - which has surprised scientists

The footage shows Cape fur seals blew bubbles back at them.

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Captive lion trophy hunting 'damaging brand SA', MPs hear

2018-11-27 14:06

Parliamentarians will seek to end the breeding of lions for trophy hunting and the trade in their bones, setting Parliament on a collision course with a powerful industry.

Counting the contribution of hunting to South Africa's economy

2018-11-17 07:11

The research found that hunters (consumptive wildlife tourist) spend double and more the amount than non-consumptive wildlife tourists.

RandGold CEO under fire over hunting hobby

2018-10-04 15:19

RandGold CEO Mark Bristow is under fire, following UK reports picturing him on hunting trips.

'It's called conservation': US woman under fire for killing 'rare' giraffe in SA hits back

2018-07-04 10:09

A Kentucky-born woman sparked worldwide outrage on social media after posting pictures of a black giraffe she killed during a hunting trip in South Africa.

Hunter wins 25-year game park contract

2017-09-24 06:05

The North West Parks Board has conservationists worried after it awarded a 25-year contract for the co-management of a state-owned game reserve to a company specialising in trophy hunting and stuffing animals.

Hunter dies after elephant falls on him

2017-05-21 15:26

A professional big game hunter from Tzaneen has died during a hunt in Gwai, in Zimbabwe, when a member of his group fired at a storming elephant cow and the animal fell on him.

 

Elephant hunts start in Botswana with cautious pricing approach

2019-09-14 15:00

Botswana has reintroduced elephant hunts with a cautious approach to pricing, a move that’s likely to further inflame the controversy that’s threatening a $2bn tourism industry after a five-year ban on hunting was lifted.

Teen disowns dad for proudly posing next to slaughtered lion in Kalahari

2019-07-19 14:09

A teenage girl has vowed to never speak to her father after a photo of him and his wife kissing in front of a slaughtered lion went viral.

Botswana is re-legalising hunting elephants because it says they're causing chaos by killing livestock and fighting with people

2019-05-23 15:06

Botswana has 130,000 elephants, more than any other country. Its Environment Ministry says the levels need to be controlled to protect humans.

Balule elephant hunters acquitted, despite eyewitness reports

2019-03-28 07:34

Balule Associated Nature Reserve in Limpopo has justified the killing of a young elephant bull in front of tourists as an "act of self-defence".

PIC: Man shoots deer that had other buck's head stuck in antlers

2018-11-20 19:21

A Kentucky hunter killed a buck that had another deer's decomposing head still attached to its antlers.

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 WATCH: 'Hit it between the eyes' – elephants charge at hunters after one shot down

A video that shows an elephant being hunted in the Nakabolelwa Conservancy in Namibia has surfaced online... but is the practice legal? WATCH.

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'It’s much crueller to let a giraffe die of old age’: SA experts weigh in on Tess Talley hunting outrage

2018-07-05 15:13

Despite strong social media backlash about a rare black giraffe that was killed by a US woman, hunting giraffes in South Africa is legal as long as the proper permission has been obtained from the game farm in question.

Cuddle Me, Kill Me - A true account of SA’s captive lion breeding and canned hunting industry by Richard Peirce

2018-05-02 14:52

Warning: Content may upset sensitive readers. As the world reacts to news of a recent lion attack, we take a look at a book that details why captive lion breeding and canned hunting should be abolished.

'Illegal' night-time kudu hunt nearly ends in disaster

2017-09-08 13:10

An allegedly illegal night-time kudu hunt in Bloemfontein’s Soetdoring Nature Reserve almost had a disastrous ending when one of the hunters, Kobus Willemse, suffered a heart attack.

Search for missing hunter called off

2017-04-15 21:38

The search for a South African hunter, Scott van Zyl, who went missing in Zimbabwe more than a week ago, has been officially called off.

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