Botswana considers allowing big game hunting, culling elephants

FILE PHOTO: A herd of elephants leaves a drinking spot in the Mababe area, Botswana, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo

GABORONE (Reuters) – Botswana, home to almost a third of Africa’s elephants, is considering lifting a ban on big game hunting, to combat what the government says is growing conflict between humans and wildlife Conservationists estimate the southern African country has around 130,000 elephants, but some lawmakers say it is much higher and causes problems […]

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