Elephants drink water in the Chobe National Park in Botswana. The country has reintroduced elephant hunts with a cautious approach to pricing. File photo: AP

US$1,834: how much a foreigner will pay to shoot elephants in Botswana

  • Botswana government sets charge for hunting licenses designated for foreigners
Topic |   Africa

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Elephants drink water in the Chobe National Park in Botswana. The country has reintroduced elephant hunts with a cautious approach to pricing. File photo: AP
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Wildlife experts said a resolution approved in Geneva was a ‘momentous win’ for elephants because it restricts their sale to zoos. Photo: AFP

Conservationists hail ‘momentous’ near-total ban on sale of elephants to zoos

  • Decision was made at an international wildlife pact conference in Geneva
  • The ban is mainly intended to stop exports from Zimbabwe to China
Topic |   Conservation

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Wildlife experts said a resolution approved in Geneva was a ‘momentous win’ for elephants because it restricts their sale to zoos. Photo: AFP
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