Trophy Hunting and Other
Gun makers, Outfitters, taxidermists, Outlets that advertised their services, sales and how International Importation and Exportation was big
business….Fascinating information on travel costs, International as well as local, and much more ….
The history of the ivory trade and the resulting devastation of Africa’s elephant population—from 26 million elephants in 1800 to fewer than one million today,
so where did it all go?
Abstracted from National Geographical Society.. The popular fascination with African game hunting can be dated to 1848, when a man named Roualeyn Gordon-Cumming returned to Britain after spending five years hunting in southern Africa. By the end of the century the hunting and natural history elites were beginning to sound a note of alarm.
The examining of factors that fueled the “ivory frenzy” of the early 1900s and documents the steady and startling decline in the elephant population and other. A worldwide ban on ivory sales in 1989 led to a rebound in the population, to about a million. But in 1999 and 2008, due to pressure from countries in Asia and southern Africa, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) allowed two sanctioned sales of ivory. The video looks at attempts to stem the killing—attempts that largely have proven unsuccessful, evidenced by the fact that more than 25,000 elephants were killed in Africa in 2012 alone… Narrated by National Geographical Society… https://www.nationalgeographic.org/media/history-ivory-trade/
Attached are details to the Ivory trade that was carried out in Africa, shipped over to India and fanned out to other locations …illustrated by “The Rise of Commercial Empire” by Abdul Hussein Sharrif.
Sadly, and unfortunately we still seem to this very day have trophy hunting …here is a modern day annihilation of animals in their own fake sanctuaries run by Safari companies by the rich for the rich, that has devastated the wild life population in different areas of Africa and this has been going on since the 1800’s...
Below is the modern day advertising link and what it looks like ….
Escape into the African Wilds…Huntershill Safaris in the Eastern Cape is proud to offer you the best in trophy hunting, service, and conservation. Everyone at Huntershill Safaris - from the professional hunters to the office staff - is ready to help make your time with us memorable.
Here's why we have a 90% guest return rate. https://huntershillsafaris.co.za/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI4vCisvy49gIVQtTtCh3ogAbEEAMYASAAEgLMkPD_BwE