Hwange National Park
Zimbabwe Wants to Dehorn Its 800 Rhinos to Prevent Poaching
“We want to send a message to poachers that they will not get much if they come to Zimbabwe.”
Zimbabwe Is Selling Off Its Wildlife to Save Animals From Drought
The southern African country has 10 national parks with huge populations of elephants, lions, leopards, and rhinos. Yet drought across the region has put more than 4 million Zimbabweans in need of aid.
VICE News and Reuters
Poachers Just Killed Some More Elephants With Cyanide in Zimbabwe
Although the country is no longer consumed by the violence and inflation of the early 2000s, a widespread lack of economic opportunity is fueling the poaching trade.
Poachers Are Using Cyanide to Slaughter Entire Elephant Herds
Why cyanide is a poacher's perfect weapon—and a conservationist's nightmare.
You Can Now Kill Lions Again In Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe has lifted the ban on hunting lions, leopards and elephants imposed just ten days ago after news that an American hunger illegally killed Cecil the lion.
Cecil the Lion Was Brutally Killed by a Minnesota Dentist, Officials Say
Walter Palmer, an American trophy hunter and dentist, reportedly paid almost $55,000 to hunt and kill Cecil, a cherished Zimbabwe lion.
An Iconic Lion Named Cecil Was Skinned and Decapitated by Hunters in Zimbabwe
Authorities are reportedly looking to arrest a Spanish hunter who paid guides 50,000 euros to lure a protected lion from a national park and kill him.