Canned hunting investigations

Following up on global outrage about the indiscriminate killing of wildlife during the Alldays ‘driven hunt’, Gareth Patterson investigated past and present recreational hunting of African wildlife by ‘notable’ people...

In the wake of the killing of Cecil by trophy hunter Walter Palmer, Gareth Patterson investigated how and why the US trophy-hunting industry has been funding scientific field research on...

Why did Cecil’s shooting become such a big issue? What we are witnessing, writes Gareth Patterson, is one of the largest demonstrations of the power of civil society – driven...

The Botswana government banned canned hunting of large carnivores, in response to an Oxpeckers cross-border investigation. Lawrence Seretse reports...

[caption id="attachment_284" align="aligncenter" width="740"] Young lions crammed into an enclosure at a breeding facility in the Free State[/caption] This photograph, taken during an undercover transnational investigation by Oxpeckers reporters in late...

Chinese official says the country is ready to take home the critically endangered tigers that have been bred and 're-wilded' in South Africa, reports Hongqiao Liu...

Tshekedi Khama dispatched a team of investigators to probe how lions exported from Botswana ended up in a canned hunting facility in South Africa. Investigation by Lawrence Seretse...

Transnational exposé: In his latest lion deal, agriculture minister Christian de Graaff exported a huge shipment of lions to a canned hunting outfit in South Africa. By Fiona Macleod, Charné...