Proposed UK ban on trophy-hunting imports irks gov’t


Botswana government has been irked by recent developments in the United Kingdom (UK) following British legislators’ decision to pass a Parliamentary Bill that is expected to ban the importation of legally harvested wildlife trophies into the UK.

Recently, Members of Parliament in the UK voted to support a controversial ban on importing hunting trophies from thousands of species into the UK, preventing British hunters from bringing the body parts of lions, elephants, and giraffes into the country, the majority of which are coming from Africa.

The legislation will now pass to Parliament’s upper chamber for approval.

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