June 2017

Women pack a punch against poaching

The Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit was founded in 2013 in order to protect animals in the Balule Nature Reserve. The team has grown rapidly since then, enabling the rangers to cover an ever-greater area. According to the reserve authorities, the black mamba snake is “fast, poisonous and very aggressive when attacked” – and that could also describe the passionate women who work to protect magnificent African animals from poachers.

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