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    Conservation Perspective: Fiona Capstick

    Source: From Dallas Safari Club YouTube Channel Conservation Perspective: Fiona Capstick "There's one great truth ladies and gentlemen and it's the following: you cannot understand or love or defend, heaven forbid bequeath that what you know little to nothing about. And if your source of...
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    Cites Has Degenerated Into A Battleground In The War Between Western NGOs & African Conservationists

    Source: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-10-27-cites-has-degenerated-into-a-battleground-in-the-war-between-western-ngos-and-african-conservationists/ CITES has degenerated into a battleground in the war between Western NGOs and African conservationists A new colonialism, led...
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    Botswana: Mystery Elephant Deaths Caused By Cyanobacteria

    Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-54234396 Botswana: Mystery elephant deaths caused by cyanobacteria Toxins made by microscopic algae in water caused the previously unexplained deaths of hundreds of elephants in Botswana, wildlife officials say. Botswana is home to a third of...
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    Covid Hunger - Kenyans Forced To Hunt Giraffe For Food

    Source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/climate-and-people/giraffe-covid-threat-kenya-hunger/ Covid hunger Kenyans forced to hunt giraffe for food Lockdown in Kenya has left millions unemployed and hungry. Now some are hunting endangered animals to survive. Reporting by Will...
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    South Africa's Private Game Reserves Are Struggling to Survive Without Tourists. The Animals Are, Too

    Source: https://time.com/5888730/south-africa-conservation-private-game-reserve/ South Africa's Private Game Reserves Are Struggling to Survive Without Tourists. The Animals Are, Too On March 26, as South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that he was closing the country’s...
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    SA Community Makes History By Saving Its Hunting Culture

    Source: https://www.chronicle.co.zw/sa-community-makes-history-by-saving-its-hunting-culture/ SA community makes history by saving its hunting culture Emmanuel Koro South Africa’s Makuya hunting community that occupies the most resource-rich 13 808.2276 hectare area in the Northwest...
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    The Game's Uncertain Future

    Source: Dallas Safari Club YouTube Channel Who will fill the conservation void when the hunter leaves? Who will fund the anti-poaching efforts in these remote wilderness lands? Who will ensure these wilderness areas do not disappear under the plow, or see the wildlife replaced by domestic...
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    Inside The Royal Family's Hunting Tradition (Yes, Kate Middleton Hunts)

    Source: https://people.com/royals/inside-the-royal-familys-hunting-tradition-yes-kate-middleton-hunts/ Inside the Royal Family's Hunting Tradition (Yes, Kate Middleton Hunts) The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have also introduced the sport to son Prince George Kate Middleton and Prince...
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    Trophy Hunting Is Worth R1,98 Billion To The South African Economy

    Source: http://news.nwu.ac.za/trophy-hunting-worth-r198-billion-south-african-economy Trophy hunting is worth R1,98 billion to the South African economy Trophy hunting is worth exceedingly more to the South African economy than thought before. A new study headed by Prof Peet van der Merwe...
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    Banning Trophy Hunting Can Put Wildlife At Risk: A Case Study From Botswana

    Source: https://theconversation.com/banning-trophy-hunting-can-put-wildlife-at-risk-a-case-study-from-botswana-144156 Banning trophy hunting can put wildlife at risk: a case study from Botswana Wildlife tourism is an important segment of Botswana’s tourism industry, representing 80% of...
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    Conservationist West Mathewson killed by his lions as wife allegedly watched helplessly

    Source: https://www.news24.com/news24/southafrica/news/conservationist-west-mathewson-killed-by-his-lions-as-wife-allegedly-watched-helplessly-20200826 Conservationist West Mathewson killed by his lions as wife allegedly watched helplessly Conservationist West Mathewson, 69, was killed on...
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    KZN Game Reserve Sells Some Of Its Animals For Meat To Survive

    Source: https://www.businessinsider.co.za/wild-life-reserve-sells-meat-to-survive-2020-8 KZN game reserve sells some of its animals for meat to survive A cash-strapped game reserve in northern Zululand has started selling off its impala and nyala stock for meat. The tourism industry has...
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    SANParks to cull 2,600 animals, says 'disguised trophy hunting' not allowed

    Source: https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2020-07-28-sanparks-to-cull-2600-animals-says-disguised-trophy-hunting-not-allowed/ SANParks to cull 2,600 animals, says 'disguised trophy hunting' not allowed SA National Parks (SANParks) has issued a tender for the culling more than...
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    Lady Death: Lyudmila Pavlichenko, The Greatest Female Sniper Of All Time

    Source: https://getpocket.com/explore/item/lady-death-lyudmila-pavlichenko-the-greatest-female-sniper-of-all-time?utm_source=pocket-newtab Lady Death: Lyudmila Pavlichenko, the Greatest Female Sniper of All Time With 309 confirmed kills, she became a heroic figure to the Soviets—but the...
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    Helicopter Safari - Hunting In Africa With Arthur Godfrey

    Charge Of A Wild Elephant LIFE Magazine June 10, 1957
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    The Novelists Wife Returns To East Africa - A Sentimental Safari

    Mrs. Ernest Hemingway's Sentimental Safari LIFE magazine April 19, 1963
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    Leading Scientists Conclude Elephant Poaching In Africa Has Not Decreased In Past Decade

    Source: https://eia-international.org/news/leading-scientists-conclude-elephant-poaching-in-africa-has-not-decreased-in-past-decade/ Leading scientists conclude elephant poaching in Africa has not decreased in past decade A new scientific paper warns that the world cannot lower its...
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    A Elephant Story

    A Elephant Story by Hoas posted Jun 24, 2020 at 7:02 PM
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    Clues To The Earliest Known Bow-and-arrow Hunting Outside Africa Have Been Found

    Source: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/clues-earliest-known-bow-arrow-hunting-outside-africa-found Clues to the earliest known bow-and-arrow hunting outside Africa have been found Possible arrowheads at a rainforest site in Sri Lanka date to 48,000 years ago People hunted with...
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    Six Elephants Killed In One Day By Poachers In Ethiopia

    Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jun/02/six-elephants-killed-in-one-day-by-poachers-in-ethiopia Six elephants killed in one day by poachers in Ethiopia The deaths in Mago National Park are unprecedented, say officials Poachers have killed at least six elephants in a single...
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    In the Blood (Safari Documentary)

    In this 1989 film Professional Hunter Robin Hurt leads a modern day safari inspired by President Theodore Roosevelt's book African Game Trails. In the hunting party includes the filmmaker's young son, Tyssen Bulter, on his first safari, descendants of President Roosevelt, and gun historians...
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    Hunting Fails

    Have a little laugh on Friday!
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    Provoking a Elephant

    Provoking a Elephant by Hoas posted Jun 18, 2020 at 7:13 PM
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    Jobs Gone, Investments Wasted: Africa's Deserted Safaris Leave Mounting Toll

    Source: https://www.firstpost.com/business/jobs-gone-investments-wasted-africas-deserted-safaris-leave-mounting-toll-8474841.html Jobs Gone, Investments Wasted: Africa's Deserted Safaris Leave Mounting Toll MABARHULE, South Africa (Reuters) - When Khimbini Hlongwane spent most of his...
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    Botswana Wildlife Safari

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    Chhattisgarh’s last breeding female wild buffalo Asha dies

    Source: https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/chhattisgarh-s-last-breeding-female-wild-buffalo-asha-dies/story-uPpWwlPKlBs3vpXdeZM7UP.html Chhattisgarh’s last breeding female wild buffalo Asha dies The Chhattisgarh government plans to bring female wild buffaloes from Assam to increase...
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    Birds Sleep In Giraffe Armpits, New Photos Reveal

    Birds Sleep in Giraffe Armpits, New Photos Reveal Nighttime camera trap images from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania reveal giraffes acting as "bed and breakfasts," scientists say. The best way to guarantee breakfast in bed for some small African birds is falling asleep on your dinner...
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    How vegan ‘terrorists’ wage war on British butchers

    Source: https://www.fieldsportschannel.tv/how-vegan-terrorists-wage-war-on-british-butchers/ How vegan ‘terrorists’ wage war on British butchers Terrorism is the unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims. In this case...
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    Man survives grizzly attack

    With pics Source: https://www.eastidahonews.com/2020/06/i-was-convinced-i-was-dead-man-survives-grizzly-attack-in-henrys-lake-state-park/ ‘I was convinced I was dead.’ Man survives grizzly attack in Henrys Lake State Park HENRYS LAKE — Gregory “Thor” Godar thought he was going to die. As...
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    Dossier: Hunting & Human-wildlife Conflict

    Dossier: hunting and human-wildlife conflict Hunting is a topic that attracts polarised viewpoints. But as Mark Rowe demonstrates, when it comes to limiting human-wildlife conflict and to wider conservation measures, it’s not always so simple. Mention ‘hunting’ and most of us think of...
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    Press Release: BREAKING POINT – Uncovering South Africa’s Shameful Live Wildlife Trade With China

    Source: https://conservationaction.co.za/resources/reports/press-release-breaking-point-uncovering-south-africas-shameful-live-wildlife-trade-with-china/ Press Release: BREAKING POINT – Uncovering South Africa’s shameful live wildlife trade with China South Africa is the largest...
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    South Africa Traffics Thousands Of Endangered Wild Animals To China In ‘corrupt And Growing’ Trade

    Source: https://conservationaction.co.za/recent-news/south-africa-traffics-thousands-of-endangered-wild-animals-to-china-in-corrupt-and-growing-trade-investigation-finds/ South Africa traffics thousands of endangered wild animals to China in ‘corrupt and growing’ trade, investigation finds...
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    Death In The Wilderness

    Source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/special-report/death-in-the-wilderness/ Story on Anti-poaching in Kenya Death in the wilderness Secret killings, enforced disappearances by the KWS, KFS officers By : Daniel Wesangula Kenya has recorded some level of success in her wildlife...
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    Botswana’s Okavango Delta - Heaven On Earth

    Botswana’s Okavango Delta - Heaven on Earth
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    How The Coronavirus Changes Poaching Strategies

    Source: https://conservationaction.co.za/media-articles/how-the-coronavirus-changes-poaching-strategies/?_thumbnail_id=13980 How the Coronavirus changes poaching strategies Wild animals are back. Kangaroos bounding through the streets of Melbourne, elephant herds passing through Indian...
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    An African Conservation Tool

    Source: https://www.conservationfrontlines.org/2020/04/an-african-conservation-tool/ An African Conservation Tool By David Peddie READ TIME 7 MINS A personal perspective on the ethics and emotive narrative of trophy hunting. The topic of safari hunting—unfortunately, more widely known...
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    Botswana’s Zebra Migration: Africa’s Longest Mammal Migration

    Botswana’s zebra migration: Africa’s longest mammal migration Written by Ayo Gospodinova Ancient migration routes are again being followed, as fences come down and zebras take the paths once followed by their ancestors. If you visit Botswana’s Nxai Pan National Park during the dry season...
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    A Living Legend: Swaziland’s Ted Reilly

    Source: The Conservation Imperative. FB page A LIVING LEGEND: SWAZILAND’S TED REILLY. By Martin Dunn. Ted Reilly was familiar to me long before I actually met him; as one of the legendary figures of wildlife conservation in Southern Africa; spoken of with respect and reverence alongside...
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    This is why your mom probably doesn't love you...

    Ever wondered why your mother never loved you.. this maybe probably why. :D This is why your mom probably doesn't love you... by Hoas posted Apr 23, 2020 at 7:25 PM
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    Tanzania – Poaching Cartels Turn To Hippo Tooth After Ivory & Rhino Horn

    Source: https://africasustainableconservation.com/2020/04/18/tanzania-poaching-cartels-turn-to-hippo-tooth-after-ivory-and-rhino-horn/ Tanzania – poaching cartels turn to hippo tooth after ivory and rhino horn Lest we are led into complacency: Poachers won’t spare our wildlife...
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    Smith & Wesson Performance Center 500 S&W Magnum

    Smith & Wesson Performance Center 500 S&W Magnum by Hoas posted Apr 23, 2020 at 4:34 PM
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    Would you have seen it?

    Would you have spotted the leopard in time?? :D
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    In memoriam -Garth Owen-Smith (1944-2020) – A Great Tree Has Fallen

    Source: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-04-13-garth-owen-smith-1944-2020-a-great-tree-has-fallen/ Garth Owen-Smith (1944-2020) – A great tree has fallen Garth Owen-Smith, who died of cancer on Saturday 11 April 2020, was one of the wisest people I have known. My chats with...
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    Leopard spotted in Franschhoek

    Leopard spotted in Franschhoek Residents in Franschhoek on the L’Ormarins wine estate were surprised by an unexpected late night visitor. Footage shows what seems to be a Cape leopard outside the hydro, calmly walking about. Turn on the sound to hear its unique guttural vocalisations...
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    Backward Hippo

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    A woman hunter on safari in Kenya Africa 1930s - 16mm silent home movie big game hunt

    Dating to the late 1930s, this astonishing silent color 16mm home movie documents one woman's trip to Africa. At 2:50 there are scenes in an African village, including shots of indigenous peoples. It wasn't just a sightseeing trip either, but a hunting trip which saw her shoot many different...
 
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