Bontebok Can’t Jump: The Most Dramatic Conservation Success You’ve Never Heard About

Nature Conservancy - Science

Roan, like bontebok, are now found on many South African game ranches. But it would be remiss not to also recognize the role of another industry: game ranching. If you read through the writings of African explorers and safari hunters from the early 20 th century, you will notice that southern Africa is mentioned rarely if ever. South Africa was considered to be devoid of game outside of large reserves like Kruger. Bontebok. Photo: Matt Miller/TNC. By Matt Miller.

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Elk in the Neighborhood: On Conservation and Lost Hope

Nature Conservancy - Science

Hornaday ran the zoo, and was also a member of the Boone and Crockett Club , a group of influential big game hunters concerned about the rapid loss of wildlife across the continent. Just about any game species appeared to be headed towards extinction. And he got them to attend planning and zoning meetings and city council meetings and county meetings. It was later transferred to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.

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