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South Africa | Over 1600 snares cleared from Kruger NP in 2018 as illegal bushmeat trade spikes

Rangers at the Kruger National Park have collected more than 1,600 illegal snares this year alone, and the crude devices are wreaking havoc on the wildlife in the world famous reserve.

Johan De Beer, K9 Manager and a Ranger at KNP, said they have seen a devastating rise of illegal hunting over the past two years due to the growing bushmeat trade in the area.

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