Zimbabwe sells hundreds of elephant hunts to fund national parks upkeep
People who spend their time in the bush to care for animals have to be paid, says the government
Harare — The cash-strapped Zimbabwean government plans to sell the right to shoot as many as 500 elephants for as much as $70,000 (R1m) per animal to help fund the upkeep of its national parks.
The hunting season, which takes place over the southern hemisphere winter, will resume this year after the coronavirus pandemic scuppered plans to have elephants shot by foreign tourists in 2020...
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