Will Zimbabwe Sell Its Elephants and Lions to Angola?
Zimbabwe is doubling down as it tries to reduce its high population elephants. President Emmerson Mnangagwa has mentioned Angola as a potential buyer as the country looks to reintroduce elephant populations into wildlife areas where landmines have been removed. Zimbabwe and neighboring Botswana, Namibia and Zambia, with the support of South Africa, are also making a fresh appeal to lift restrictions on the sale of ivory.
The elephant summit scheduled for May 7 will assist authorities to refine the decision on the hunting ban, the government has said. Angola, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe, which also ... Read more »
The rapid decline of elephant numbers across Africa under the onslaught of ivory poachers has led to many anti-poaching campaigns across the world, but conservationists find it ... Read more »
Poaching has escalated in recent years with record numbers of rhino and elephants being killed across Africa for their horn. The poachers are becoming increasingly militarised in ... Read more »
The Zimbabwean government is offering some of its wild animals for sale to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Gambia. Conservationists have in the past launched campaigns to stop ... Read more »