Mangetti National Park Black Rhino
Peyerk applied last year for the permit required by the U. Chris spends his good money to a good cause. Share this:. A Texas hunting club recently auctioned off an endangered black rhino, purportedly to save other black rhinos and their homes in Namibia.
Is a Rhino Hunt Really Conservation? (Op-Ed)
The Namibian Windhoek By Arlana Shikongo THE Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism has defended a recent invitation for bids to hunt game, saying trophy hunters help the ministry in wildlife conservation and protection. This comes after queries why the ministry was allowing hunting Glacier National Park To Great Falls Mt national parks in which rhino species roam freely.
Professional hunters Mangetti National Park Black Rhino given conditions on which to operate, including conditions on security or wildlife protection. Trophy hunting, which is also referred to as sport hunting or conservation Mangetti National Park Black Rhino, refers to the recreational killing of wild game by humans. The Mangetti concession has a total huntable quota per year of 24 animals, namely elephant 2leopard 2spotted hyaena 2eland 6duiker 2steenbok 2blue wildebeest 3 and plain zebra 5.
With this concession, the leopard hunt is a total of two over a period of four years, rather than two per year.
Of the parks, 3 game were counted as reported by the ministry in This game count does not include the black and white rhino population within the park. The figure is, however, merely an approximate, as the animal population is based on an aerial count. But even from the air, you could still see two leopards and two hyenas,” Muyunda said. The Khomas Hochland concession has a total huntable quota per year of 31 Mangetti National Park Black Rhino, which include Hartmann zebra 10blue wildebeest 3oryx 6kudu 4common impala 3eland 2 and warthog 3.
While the invitation to bid was officially posted in December, the ministry is said to already have informed some professional hunters and safari companies ahead of time that such a tender would be advertised. According to Muyunda, however, the ministry informed relevant stakeholders because the marketing and sale of animals for trophy hunting is usually done between December and March. We further decided to make the advert run for a longer period.
There is absolutely no deliberate attempt to keep anyone from applying, that’s why the advert was placed in the available newspapers for anyone to get access to it,” he said.
Regarding trophy hunting in these areas and others that are home to rhinos, which are classified as a high-value species in Namibia, Muyunda said hunting already took place there.
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With fewer than 2, black rhinos left in Namibia — and with rhino poaching on the rise — now is the time to ensure that every living black rhino remains safe in the wild. Each life — human animal and nonhuman animal — is an individual with an individual personality. According to Muyunda, however, the ministry informed relevant stakeholders because the marketing and sale of animals for trophy hunting is usually done between December and March.