The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues
Elephants

Swakop Uranium Foundation gave the equipment Tuesday to the conservancies at Otjimboyo and Ohungu both in the Erongo region west of Namibia about 400 kilometers from the capital Windhoek.

The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues
Swakop Uranium are the owners of Husab Uranium mine. It is expected to be the second largest uranium mine in the world and the biggest open-pit mine in African continent.

The conservancies are rich in cheetahs, leopards, jackals, springboks, brown hyenas, elephants and kudus.
Swakop Uraniums vice president of human resources and business support Percy McCallum handed over tents, sleeping bags, binoculars, backpacks, two-way radios and water bottles.

McCallum said: “With the rife poaching currently in the country, I am sure this equipment will greatly assist in the prevention of such illegal acts.”

Benedictus April, who represented Ohungu Conservancy, said poaching was a challenge in the area and that this year alone five poachers have been arrested. Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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