Symbolic Khama avoids shooting rhino

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*"I don't want my picture taken pointing gun at the animal," he says

MAUN: President Ian Khama turned down an invitation to fire a tranquilising bullet on a female young rhino in the Okavango Delta last week saying this may set a wrong precedent to the conservation of the endangered rhinos.

Apparently knowing that Khama is a reputed marksman, luxury experiential travel company, &Beyond officials who were donating six white rhinos to Botswana invited Khama to the gun to sedate a six-year-old female rhino for it to be inserted with a trekking devise to mark the conclusion of the momentous donation event.

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