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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Lion Killer

This man is being hunted for criminal charges. If seen, call The authorities


Zimparks
Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Authority · July 28 at 8:54am ·
JOINT PRESS STATEMENT BY ZIMBABWE PARKS AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY AND SAFARI OPERATORS ASSOCIATION OF ZIMBABWE ON THE ILLEGAL HUNT OF A COLLARED LION AT ANTOINETTE FARM, HWANGE DISTRICT ON 1 JULY 2015 IN GWAYI CONSERVANCY BY BUSHMAN SAFARIS PROFESSIONAL HUNTER, THEO BRONKHORST.
Theo Bronchorst, a professional hunter with Bushman Safaris is facing criminal charges (VIC FALLS Police CR 27/07/2015) for allegedly killing a collared lion on Antoinette farm in Gwayi Conservancy, Hwange district on 1 July 2015. The lion named ‘Cecil’ was well known and regularly sighted by tourists in the Main camp area of Hwange National Park. It is alleged that the hunter connived with the Antoinette land owner, Mr. Honest Trymore Ndlovu to kill the lion. Ongoing investigations to date, suggest that the killing of the lion was illegal since the land owner was not allocated a lion on his hunting quota for 2015. Therefore, all persons implicated in this case are due to appear in court facing poaching charges.
Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management as the Regulatory Authority and custodian of all wild animals in Zimbabwe issues hunting permits and hunting quota for all hunting areas in Zimbabwe so that only animals on quota are to be hunted. In this case, both the professional hunter and land owner had no permit or quota to justify the offtake of the lion and therefore are liable for the illegal hunt.
Both professional hunter Theo Bronkhorst’s licence number 553 who was involved in the hunt and the owner of Antoinette farm, Mr. Honest Trymore Ndlovu are being jointly charged for illegally hunting the lion. The two are due to appear in court on Wednesday, 29 July 2015. Efforts are being made to interview the other professional hunter, Zane Bronkhorst, licence number 558, who was also involved in the illegal hunt.
The Professional Hunter Theo Bronkhosrt’s Licence has been suspended with immediate effect. The lion trophy has also been confiscated. The relevant stakeholders have been informed and are being updated about this matter.
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E. CHIDZIYA -DIRECTOR GENERAL ZPWMA & SOAZ PRESIDENT E.A. FUNDIRA

Saturday, July 25, 2015

7-25-15 Nature Talk News with Mary Deranitz

Our special guest on this episode is Mary Deranitz from Tuscon AZ. She will discuss what Bridge Rescue for Dogs (BRDG) is all about and how they save them from being put down when other shelters can no longer keep them. Listen to this amazing story and share it with everyone !



Friday, July 10, 2015

Special Guest

Episode 7-15-15 Nature Talk News Podcast with special guest Wednesday 7-15-15

Amy Henderson Ganos from Tuscon AZ. works as a volunteer at PACC (Pima Animal Care Center) in Pima county AZ. and she shares her story and information about PACC. Listen to Episode 7-15-15 Nature Talk News to hear her on the podcast.


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