Endangered Species and Conservation Laws for South Africa

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Endangered Species and Conservation Laws for South Africa

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SOUTH AFRICA’S THREATENED SPECIES
Mammals: 24
Birds: 43
Reptiles: 21
Amphibians: 19
Fishes: 87
Molluscs: 22
Other Inverts: 144
Plants: 101

South Africa Animal Protection Act

An Act to consolidate and amend the laws relating to the prevention of cruelty to animals. In this Act, unless the context otherwise indicates- ‘animal’ means any equine, bovine, sheep, goat, pig, fowl, ostrich, dog, cat or other domestic animal or bird, or any wild animal…

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South African Elephant Conservation Act of 1989

The purpose of this title is to perpetuate healthy populations of African elephants. The Congress finds the following: (1) Elephant populations in Africa have declined at an alarming rate since the mid-1970’s. The large illegal trade in African elephant ivory…

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Performing Animals Protection Act

Act to regulate the exhibition and training of performing animals and the use of dogs for safeguarding. 1.Restriction on exhibi tion and training of performing animals and use of dogs for safeguarding. – No person shall exhibit or train or cause or permit to be exhibited…

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