It is with a heavy heart that Game Rangers International has to report that Suni, the orphaned elephant who was brutally disabled in an attack as a young calf, was put to sleep earlier today after an intense three-year battle for her recovery.
Today, as we celebrate World Ranger Day, I had the privilege of sitting down to talk to Commander Charles Mbao from the Zambia Wildlife Authority’s (ZAWA) Special Anti-Poaching Unit (SAPU). An IFAW team is spending a few days here in Kafue National Park, one of the world’s largest parks, protected by Commander Mbao and incredibly dedicated individuals from ZAWA and our friends at Game Rangers International.
Jeff Flocken comments on CNN on the trophy hunt that led to the killing of Cecil the lion.
Earlier this month, Cecil the Lion – a local celebrity who had reached iconic status amongst visiting tourists and researchers - was lured with food out of the safe confines of a national park in Zimbabwe.