Saturday, June 25, 2011

South Africa - ugly Rumors!

No this is NOT from SA and thus NOT evidence - it's just a grisly picture illustrating the topic of this post.

So far, this is largely unsubstantiated.
Apparently, so the story goes, large protected Tigers and Great Whites are being poached in order to sell the jaws to US trophy hunters. If so, it would be a terrible tragedy for the marine ecosystem and also for South Africa's Shark viewing operators that contribute millions to the country's tourism industry.

Good people are looking into it and my fervent hope is that this will turn out to be nothing more than yet another myth, like the recent unnecessary controversy about the Shark bait.
Fingers crossed and we'll keep you posted as events unfold.

PS more details by DaWolf here.

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