Africa Conservation

Hunting Travel and Covid-19

Posted on Dec 20, 2021

As of this moment (mid December 2021), the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has tightened testing requirements for international travel to the US to one day.  What this means for hunters returning to the US is that as of December 6, all air travelers, regardless of citizenship or vaccination status, will be required to show a negative pre-departure COVID-19 viral test taken...

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Giraffe Uplisting - The Truth about Giraffes

Posted on Oct 30, 2019

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITIES) has voted to regulate international trade in giraffes by up listing them to Appendix Two. Appendices I, II and III are lists of species afforded different levels, or types of protection from over-exploitation.
Appendix II lists animals that are not necessarily now threatened...

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Hunting Zebra in Africa

Posted on Sep 22, 2018

Zebras have no horns and are not trophy hunted in the same way as horned plains game. The Safari Club International has no listings for zebra in their trophy book. Because their hide is so spectacular, their trophy value is judged by its quality, size, and...

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Hunting Trophy Gemsbok in Africa

Posted on May 15, 2018

The gemsbok is one of the more outstanding and worthy game animals in Africa and easily one of the most visually striking big game animals in the world. Gemsbok horns are absolutely impressive, jetting straight up from the unique, white and black painted face. The gray body is thick and...

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Why We Should Continue Hunting Rhinos

Posted on May 21, 2017

First of all, people who don't live in Africa, who are not directly involved in the management of wildlife in Africa, and who don't deeply understand the different wildlife cultures of Africa's many countries - with all the best intentions in the world - cannot determine what is best for Africa's rhinos (or any other wild animal species). I have compiled...

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The Benefits of Legally Hunting Your Food

Posted on Oct 6, 2016

Many people in modern society have never considered the possibility of hunting for their own food. However, with the negative environmental and welfare implications associated with the agricultural industry and with the current high cost of meat...

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