Authorities and conservationists have launched a probe after at least 40 endangered vultures were killed in what appears to be the latest incident of mass poisoning. Although Vulture poisoning is not uncommon in wildlife-rich Botswana, it is unclear whether this latest tragedy is accidental or deliberate. The number of vultures in Botswana has reduced drastically over the years and they are on the verge of extinction.
In a move expected to encourage locals' participation in agro-tourism, President Mokgweetsi Masisi has said his government will allow farmers to keep small game, adding that it is ... Read more »
Toxins in water produced by cyanobacteria killed more than 300 elephants in Botswana in 2020, officials have said, announcing the result of an investigation into the deaths which ... Read more »