Scorpion Hill Puts A Sting in Etosha’s Poaching Pandemic

Rhinos and elephants are arguably the most significant animals, and high value species in Namibia – both ecologically and economically, but with the ever-increasing illegal hunting epidemic… we may very well drive these magnificent animals into local extinction. Overall, wildlife is the driver of the tourism industry, and this industry has a major socio-economic influence [...]

CONSERVATION: Not just for Animals

Conservation is an ethic of resource use, allocation, and protection with a primary focus of maintaining the health of the natural world. We do this to protect our fauna, flora, habitats and non-renewable resources from extinction. To conserve habitats in terrestrial eco-regions and to stop deforestation is a goal widely shared by many groups with [...]

A rhino named Karma

SUSPECTED poacher injured by charging rhino in Etosha National Park Warrant officer Simson Shilongo of the police in Kunene told The Namibian yesterday that alleged poachers had entered Etosha National Park illegally with the intent to poach rhino. One of the poachers – Luteni Muharukua (age unknown) – was left injured after a rhino he was [...]

Lions escape from Etosha

Back in February, two young male lions escaped from Etosha National Park, killing three oxen and a dog in a nearby village. No humans have been harmed by the lions. Following an intervention by officials from the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, one of the lions was killed after it reportedly showed signs of aggression [...]

By |March 15th, 2017|News, Wildlife|
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