Zim Government Going Ahead With Selling Elephants
By Sapa / Feb. 10, 2015
President Robert Mugabe's government said on Monday it is going ahead with controversial plans to export live elephants despite resistance from animal rights groups, the state ZBC broadcaster reported.
"We are going ahead with selling the elephants, we have done our studies and we are going to do every transaction under the [global wildlife trade treaty] CITES parameters," Prince Mupazviriho, who is the permanent secretary in the environment, water and climate ministry, told ZBC.
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