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Posted On November 16, 2017By In None

Critics hit US over elephant trophy imports

The administration of US President Donald Trump faced a barrage of criticism on Thursday from animal rights groups after it authorized the import of Zimbabwean elephant hunting trophies.Read More

Posted On November 16, 2017By In None

US to allow Zimbabwe elephant trophy imports

Animal rights groups on Thursday strongly criticized President Donald Trump's administration for allowing the import of Zimbabwean elephant hunting trophies.Read More
An elephant that gave tourist rides in the Zimbabwean town of Victoria Falls trampled his professional handler to death, the local tour operators' association said Tuesday.Read More
Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) (AFP) An elephant that gave tourist rides in the Zimbabwean town of Victoria Falls trampled his professional handler to death, the local tour operators’ association said Tuesday. Enock Kufandanda, 50, was killed on Saturday by a bull elephant called “Mbanje” (“marijuana” in the local Shona language). Parks and wildlife authority rangers shot and killed the elephant, reported to be about 30 years old, soon after it charged and killed Kufandanda. “We confirm the sad incident, the third in the last 10 years,” Clement Mukwasi, of the Employers’Read More