EBOLA AND YOUR 2015 HUNTING SAFARI
Ebola seems to be on everyone’s mind that is considering a trip to Africa in the near future. Hopefully, the following information will put your mind at ease. Africa, as a continent is larger than the US, India, China, Europe and Japan combined and consists of 54 countries.
African Lion listed as Threatened under ESA
On October 26, 2014, the US Fish and Wildlife Service announced it is proposing to list the African Lion in the Threatened category under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) with a special rule that would limit the import of trophies to...
Dwindling Ivory Opportunities
On April 4, 2014, the USF&WS agency issued a temporary suspension of ivory importation and elephant parts from Tanzania and Zimbabwe for calendar year 2014. So what is left for the hunter that wishes to take the largest land mammal on earth?
The Best Lion Hunting Areas in Africa
Finding a full-mane free-range lion in Africa today is getting harder to accomplish. The development of large full black manes is thought to be hereditary, many traditional lion hunting areas have had these fully-maned lions taken as trophies, and over the course of several lion generations, they have been largely removed from the gene pool.
Hunt Your African Lion Now!
(African Lion Hunting is Under Pressure)
Lion hunting in Africa is currently under attack from multiple fronts. One of the primary threats to future lion hunting is not even in Africa!
Importing Your Bontebok Trophy into the US
To import a Bontebok into the US, you need a CITES export permit from the Republic of South Africa Management Authority and an endangered species import permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Division of Management Authority (DMA) prior to bringing a personal sport-hunted bontebok trophy into the United States.
The Debate about Rhino Hunting
As can be expected, the use of hunting as a conservation tool generates much debate. This is primarily due to philosophical differences of opinion on...