Tag Archives: Elephant hunting

U.S. Now Allows Elephants From Zimbabwe, Zambia To Be Imported


Elephants legally hunted in Zimbabwe and Zambia between 2016-2018 now can be imported into the United States, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced today in Africa.

At the African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) co-hosted by Tanzania and Safari Club International Foundation, the FWS announced that it had made positive enhancement findings for elephants legally hunted in Zimbabwe and Continue reading U.S. Now Allows Elephants From Zimbabwe, Zambia To Be Imported

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Armchair Safari – A Morning With Elephants


The weary safari plodded through swamp.
The weary safari plodded through swamp.

Mayne Reid is not well known, perhaps because he spent most of his adventurous life traveling between Cape Town and Cairo. His book, An Amateur in Africa, should really have been called, A Hunter-Adventurer In Africa because he is one of the most adventurous hunters around. His book is full of thrilling adventures along with the kind of humor that one must have when on safari. Continue reading Armchair Safari – A Morning With Elephants

Pre-Ban Elephant Safari


Author's dagga boy
Author’s dagga boy

Little did I know when I booked an elephant hunt that it could be one of the last Zimbabwe elephant hunts where the ivory could be legally imported into the United States. Continue reading Pre-Ban Elephant Safari

Armchair Safari – Elephant Hunting in East Equatorial Africa with Arthur Neumann


Armchair-Safari-book-cover-Neumann-032316Once at El Bogoi, and in spite of being unwell, I could not rest, so went out again, starting early as usual. I met Lesiat, one of my guides, at the foot of a kopje where we had parted the day before. The spoor of a single elephant was crossed not far from camp, but it was not fresh. Farther on we saw what did seem to be fresh spoor of two or three others in dewy grass and returned Continue reading Armchair Safari – Elephant Hunting in East Equatorial Africa with Arthur Neumann