/ 29 February 2024

Elephants culled as ‘last resort’ after non-lethal methods fail

Elephant Population Threatens The Ecosystem In South Africa
Threats: Despite benign efforts such as placing bee hives at strategic points, stray elephants in the Kruger National Park and other reserves have escaped and caused harm in neighbouring areas. Photo: Murat Ozgur Guvendik/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Minister Barbara Creecy said electric fences, bees and other methods were tried before the elephants were killed

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