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Legal and practical regulation of the welfare of wild animals in South Africa

September 2019

The Centre for Environmental Rights (CER) and the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) published a policy brief which sets out updated recommendations and implementation strategies to adequately regulate and protect the well-being of South Africa’s wild animals.

The policy brief is a follow up to the 2018 report titled Fair Game? Improving the Regulation of the Well-being of South African Wildlife which made key findings in relation to the existing law and enforcement of minimum welfare standards for wild animals.

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