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.
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.
The whole world is talking social distancing like it’s a new thing. But social distancing for hunters is something we have been actively practicing for years. Forget 1.5m distance; when I head out bush, I prefer to keep at least 1.5kms between me and the nearest person. There’s no better feeling than being alone out there with nature, far away from the maddening crowds.
We sat down with the Lord of the Lettuce, aka Garrick Cameron to talk about lettuce, politics and hunting NZ.
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.
What happens when the world’s most vocal anti-hunting celebrities and animal activists are invited to save a rare rhinoceros and 10 Angolan giraffes from being hunted? Nothing. That’s right – they did not lift a finger and failed to save the wildlife.
Mark Burrows has travelled around the country hunting everything from deer to sharks with his bow. The team sat down to chat with him about his hunts and the work that he does with the Australian Bowhunters Association to defend the rights of bowhunters and ensure future generations can enjoy it too.