EU chiefs ordered the ban on trophies from hunting elephants
in Tanzania and Mozambique after poaching led to a massive decline in numbers in both countries.
In 1872, big game adventurer Courtney Selous arrived at Cape Town by ship, and traveled throughout southern Africa hunting elephants
and dangerous animals for museum collections.
Among them are pistols and shotguns, a centuryold firearm, a rifle used for hunting elephants
and five fully automatic weapons.
The spectacle of a monarch hunting elephants
in Africa while the economic crisis in our country causes so many problems for the Spanish (conveys) an image of indifference and frivolity," it said.
Turning on the old adage about 'an elephant in the room', Hunting Elephants
has its teenage protagonist reluctantly accompany his parents to a remote country property for a family wedding.
I'm constantly tempted to go out and buy solutions, but in actual fact, changing processes and changing the culture of the organisation is about hunting elephants
- harder to do, but a good deal more productive.
Intrigue, adventure and suspense abound as they forge ahead hunting elephants
and other wild game, battling and then allying with fierce warriors, and falling in love.
You were confronted with a pitch more suited to hunting elephants
than the playing of ball games.
The EU isn't happy with the decision: "If hunting elephants
is prohibited by an international treaty, a national law which allows elephants to be hunted will not be brought in line with the treaty by passing a new law that says that giraffes also can be hunted.
Using poisoned arrows and enormously powerful bows, for centuries they had made their living hunting elephants
CITES does not prohibit hunting elephants
- only the importing of ivory from their tusks.