Zambia: White farmers accused of dumping Crocodiles into Lake Kariba

Image via http://www.lusakatimes.comThe Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) has instituted investigations into allegations that some crocodile farmers in Siavonga District are releasing condemned crocodiles into Lake Kariba.

ZAWA Acting Director General Jack Chulu said reports of farmers dumping crocodiles in the lake are serious and that the authority will immediately act on the reports to enable establish the truth.

“We want you the stakeholders and the village headmen to help us by bringing forward evidence of farmers that are releasing crocodiles in the lake in order for us to take it seriously with the respective farmers, As ZAWA we will also carry out our own investigations so that the truth is established,” Chulu charged.

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About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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One Response to Zambia: White farmers accused of dumping Crocodiles into Lake Kariba

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