‘I liked elephant heart. It was soft and very tasty’

For 40 years a native Rwandan man hunted elephants and other big game in the forests of Rwanda. This is how he became an ex-poacher.

The Guardian

Last updated on 13 April 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Rwanda
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals
CMS tags: 
taking
indigenous people
illegal trade