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Reserves say it’s fair game to cover costs

Trophy hunters legally shot wild animals that move from Kruger on to some private reserves, but the Game Theft Act has muddied the waters.

Hunters feed corrupt Zim officials

Rural communities say they receive nothing from the huge fees hunters pay to kill big game.

High demand for tiger parts fuelling poaching

There is a culture among wealthy people to own tiger parts in order to mount heads and decorate living rooms with rugs made from their pelts.

Rhino hunting permit auctioned – despite death threats

A permit to hunt a black rhino in Namibia has been auctioned off in Dallas, US for $350 000 in a bid to raise money for conservation.

Polela fined R30k, ordered to hand in rifle

Former Hawks spokesperson McIntosh Polela has been fined and stripped of his hunting rifle after pleading guilty to six counts of illegal hunting.

US hunter criticised over picture with dead lion in SA

A petition has been set up to bar US TV presenter Melissa Bachman from returning to South Africa after participating in a legal hunt.

R7.5m to kill a rhino

The Dallas Safari Club is auctioning off a chance to shoot a black rhino in Namibia. The expected proceeds of R7.5-million go to rhino conservation.

Zimbabwe ministers battle over conservancy hunting permits

Two ministers have clashed over a recent decision to ban white operators in Zimbabwe's Save Valley Conservancy from attaining hunting licences.

SA puts halt on total ban on rhino trophy exports

South Africa has announced its opposition to a total ban on rhino trophy exports, saying it has beefed up hunt rules.

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