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ZIMBABWE FAILS TO PUNISH CECIL’S KILLERS

ZIMBABWE FAILS TO PUNISH CECIL’S KILLERS

Zimbabwe has all but let Cecil’s killers off the hook as Mugabe’s wife says hunter did nothing wrong. "I say the dentist who killed the lion must be left alone," said Mrs Mugabe,...

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Hunters: Killers or saviours?

Hunters: Killers or saviours?

The oft asked question is: are trophy hunters  protectors of biodiversity or are they heartless killers of defenceless wild animals? To make any headway with this question, we...

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Digging for the truth about Skye

Digging for the truth about Skye

The hunting of a lion in Umbabat Reserve alongside the Kruger National Park has been cloaked in secrecy ever since it was discovered. With the worldwide outcry at the killing of...

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Public outcry draws a bead on trophy hunting

Public outcry draws a bead on trophy hunting

The death of Cecil the Hwange lion and a new documentary film have catalyzed a worldwide rethink on trophy hunting. By Don Pinnock Deep in the ancient part of our brains is a...

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Escalating poaching worrying

Escalating poaching worrying

Killing of elephants for their tusks crisis is not a new issue Photo credit: Mike Chase After months of controversy, the results of the most extensive elephant population survey...

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Playing with words while captive lions die

Playing with words while captive lions die

In an article published in the Sunday Times a week ago [May 31], Edna Molewa, the minister of environmental affairs, admonishes conservationists to “put the lid on” what she...

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