More questions than answers as Kruger park continues shooting buffalo


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More questions than answers as Kruger park continues shooting buffalo

13 March 2017 | Times LIVE | Adam Cruise | Free to publish credit CAT

Confused explanations at a public meeting in Skukuza on Saturday are concerning stakeholders as the Kruger National Park forges ahead with its program of shooting buffalo as part of a sustainable offtake program that does not appear to have clear objectives. Buffalo by the Crocodile Gate in the Kruger National Park. File photo. Image by: … Full Story →

The big problem with legalising rhino horn sales

15 March 2017 | News 24 | Melanie Verwoerd |

Last month Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa made two announcements relating to rhinos in South Africa. The big news was that there had been a 10% decrease in the number of rhinos killed in South Africa for their horn. This was largely due to a drop in killings in the Kruger National Park and even … Full Story →


Timbavati risks tourist backlash to hunt a super tusker

8 March 2017 | Daily Maverick | Don Pinnock | Free to publish credit CAT

Main photo: There are only about 25 to 30 super tuskers in the world and all in Africa. (Don Pinnock) Synecdoce is an interesting but seldom used word of Greek origin which means a part of some object or action which represents the whole. An example is the application by the Timbavati reserve to hunt … Full Story →