Sunday, 31 January 2016

South Africa Bans Leopard Hunts in 2016

Conservationists in South Africa are celebrating after the government announced a moratorium on leopard hunts in 2016. The Department of Environmental Affairs stressed that the ban only extended for one year – and will be reconsidered after studies on leopard populations were undertaken. Yet for many, this shows a positive step in the direction of stopping or limiting trophy hunting in Southern Africa.

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