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Proposed Leopard Hunting Regulations need to be Rethought

Proposed Leopard Hunting Regulations need to be Rethought

“Our primary mandate is to protect these animals (leopards) so that we don’t open them up to a situation where they will be hunted and where they will perish,” said Mr P Mapulane, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs.

First monthly, then quarterly, now no poaching stats

Rhino poaching might be on the decrease; elephant poaching is on the rise. But without up to date poaching figures from the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) how do we know? That is why a South African NGO has been forced to waste valuable resources collating information that should be readily available in order to separate fact from fiction.

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