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December 11, 2019 - Wild Things Initiative

Trophy Hunting’s Overstated Effects On Rhino Conservation

Trophy Hunting’s Overstated Effects On Rhino Conservation
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Trophy hunting is often incorrectly labeled the saving grace for rhinos in Africa. The positive effects of trophy hunting are largely overstated and only serve to benefit those in the hunting industry.

Bans on hunting and trade have been shown to prevent extinction and allow the species to recover. White rhinos were hunted to near extinction in Southern Africa by the end of the 19th century. However, a small population survived in Zululand thanks to limited human encroachment.

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