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November 07, 2017

Snare Poaching: A Growing Conservation Challenge

Illegal hunting –of animals like antelope, wildebeest and zebra for “bush meat” is a challenge in Africa’s protected areas. Hunters cross into wildlife reserves from nearby villages and lay snares, which are usually nothing more than a rudimentary piece of wire shaped into a loop, along game paths in the hope of catching the wild...

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Illegal hunting –of animals like antelope, wildebeest and zebra for “bush meat” is a challenge in Africa’s protected areas. Hunters cross into wildlife reserves from nearby villages and lay snares, which are usually nothing more than a rudimentary piece of wire shaped into a loop, along game paths in the hope of catching the wild...