Contact: Stephen Sautner
Wildlife Conservation Society
Caption: This is a snared cheetah recovered by a park ranger in Zambia. A recent report says illegal hunting of wildlife in South African Development Community (SADC) states can lead to the eradication of many species across extensive areas and even complete ecological collapse.
Credit: Zambia Carnivore Programme
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