Tanzania opens auction for hunting of old wildlife

Old lion. PIC.  ISAAC MPUCHANE
Old lion. PIC. ISAAC MPUCHANE

Tanzania is allocating wildlife hunting blocks through auction in a bid to raise more revenue.

Tourism Minister Damas Ndumbaro said successful hunters would be allowed to kill aged elephants, lions and other big game considered unproductive.

The East African country is aiming to raise $30m (£23) from the auction.

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