Namibia: 57, 000 sign petition against Elephant hunting

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Namibia: 57, 000 sign petition against Elephant hunting

NAMIBIA

About 57 508 people across the world have signed a petition for the Ministry of Environment and Tourism to stop the hunting of desert elephants in Namibia.

Iris Koch from Esslingen, Germany, started the online petition on Change.org website.

She stated in the petition that Namibia’s desert elephants are iconic and highly endangered.

These animals are among the rarest creatures on this and have adapted to extremely arid desert conditions.

“These animals are among the rarest creatures on this and have adapted to extremely arid desert conditions.
Unfortunately, their extraordinary status makes them a preferred target for trophy hunters, and even though they are survival experts, desert elephants don’t stand a chance against the rifles of hunters,” she stated.

She added that they are horrified that the Ministry of Environment and Tourism has sold three more…

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3 thoughts on “Namibia: 57, 000 sign petition against Elephant hunting

  1. I hope many more do too. As humans, I don’t see why any whim we have has to be satisfied, no matter how depraved. It is not our ‘right’ – we take it. We’re great at having ’empathy’ for our fellow humans, but can’t we think of another, non-human creature for once? 😦

  2. There must be an end to such serial murders. Since the responsible authorities appear to be powerless, the people mus take charge of their wildernesses and wildlife.

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