Assessing the hunting practices of Namibia’s commercial seal hunt

The annual hunt for the Cape fur seal Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus occurs at breeding colonies situated along Namibia’s desert coastline. This article focuses on the mode of hunting in the Namibian seal hunt which, it is argued, is inherently unsuited to ensuring humane killing standards that are in keeping with hunting best practices.

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Sheryl Fink, Directora de Campañas de Vida Silvestre, IFAW Canadá
Directora de Campañas de Vida Silvestre, IFAW Canadá
Sonja Van Tichelen
Directora Regional, Unión Europea