History of Hunting Article Published in Financial Mail

On 17 March I was called by Stafford Thomas, a feature writer at the Financial Mail, South Africa’s foremost weekly business magazine, to discuss the issue of canned lion killings

History of Hunting Article Published in Fairlady

In January this year I was contacted by Robyn Maclarty, a feature writer from Fairlady magazine, one of, if not the, most popular and well established woman’s magazines in South

Wildlife Matters 2

Over a dozen years ago, I attended the SCI Convention at which Zambian officials were also present promoting hunting in their country, when, without sufficient notice to or consultation with

Shooting Or Hunting: What Is It To Be?

By Gerhard Damm And Peter Flack More than a decade ago, representatives and leadership of organized professional hunting in South Africa condemned the practice of shooting canned lions in the

Canned Lion Killing Interview for SBS TV Australia

Watch interview below: Beneath is set out the lengthy question and answer session filmed in South Africa for the above TV program, of which less than 30 seconds was actually

SA Hunters Speech

If you had told me when I was growing up that, one day, I would be asked to make the keynote address at the annual dinner of the South African

Hunting endangered animals

Question: I noticed on Iziko Museums’ facebook page a few people were protesting against an apparent exhibition of your hunting trophies. So I googled your name and discovered that you’re

Game price stampede

By  Stafford Thomas, Financial Mail, 16 August 2013 SA’S wildlife industry is seeing a boom in prices paid for superior breeding animals — but it is a boom subject to deeply divided

The legalisation of rhino horn trading

Cape Times – 9 July 2013 I read the articles by Melanie Gosling and Tony Weaver on the legalisation of rhinoceros horn trade in the Cape Times on Friday 5

The Elephant in the Room

A debate entitled, The Elephant in the Room: The ethics of collecting natural history specimens and their role in today’s society, was hosted by the Iziko South African Museum in