Hunting and poaching. They are two words that have somehow become synonymous with each other. But are they the same thing, or are they wildly different? In this article, we will look at the main differences between hunting and poaching, and show how one gives back to wildlife while the other takes indiscriminately.
There’s no denying zebra are iconic to the African continent. It’s hard to think about Africa without imagining a herd of black and white striped zebra grazing across the open plains. Maybe that’s why some find it so hard to imagine why anyone could want to kill one. After all, why would anyone want to hunt a zebra? In this article, we’ll explore some of the common questions people have about hunting zebra and look at how hunting and conservation often go hand-in-hand.
Find out how I Am Hunter is partnering with Sun Africa Safaris to fund the Sun Project. Learn about how as hunters we can help rural communities around the world.
In 1977, Kenya banned trophy hunting and pinned its economic hopes on tourism, believing photographic tourism to be more sustainable in the long run than hunting tourism. Enter 2020 and a global pandemic that hasn’t just impacted the health of millions of people around the world; it has also decimated the tourism industry. Kenyan based conservation scientist Dennis Ombaki believes there should be a place for well regulated hunting to help Kenya rebuild and provide much-needed economic aid to Africa post Covid-19.
In South Africa, privately owned game reserves and safari parks have long provided the lion’s share of employment in rural areas but with Covid-19 bringing tourism to a standstill and causing historic unemployment, South Africa’s game reserves now provide the lion’s share of meat to those same struggling local communities.
In this podcast, we reminisce about the good old days of hunting. From the recent good old days (like a month ago when we could still hunt) and 40 years ago when you could walk down the street with a rifle slung over your shoulder.
Two members of the 7th Light Horse Troop in Gundagai will travel to South Africa to assist in training members of the wild mounted anti-poaching unit.
How do you eat an elephant? According to Member of Parliament, Robert Borsak , it really is one bite at a time. It’s the same way Robert takes on the big fish in Australian politics, too. We chat to Robert Borsak in this I Am Hunter podcast.