Zambia ends trophy hunting ban, elephants fair game

After 20 months, Zambia has lifted its ban on hunting, allowing trophy hunters to target numerous species in the wildlife-rich country including elephants. The announcement was made by the country's Tourism and Art's Minister, Jean Kapata, who stated that the ban had resulted in a loss of revenue to the Zambia Wild Life Authority (ZAWA).
 

Last updated on 10 September 2014

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Zambia
Region: 
Africa
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals