1887

oa South African Journal of Science - The implications of the reclassification of South African wildlife species as farm animals - news & views

Volume 116 Number 1-2
  • ISSN : 0038-2353
  • E-ISSN: 1996-7489

 

Abstract

The Government Gazette No. 42464 dated 17 May 20191 amended Table 7 of the Animal Improvement Act (Act no. 62 of 1998), which lists breeds of animals, to include at least 32 new wild animal species, including 24 indigenous mammals. The list includes threatened and rare species such as cheetah, white and black rhinoceros, and suni. Some alien species such as lechwe, various deer species and rabbits are also included. The cornerstone of the original Act is ‘To provide for the breeding, identification and utilisation of genetically superior animals to improve the production and performance of animals in the interest of the Republic; and to provide for matters connected therewith.’

Loading full text...

Full text loading...

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journal/10520/EJC-1c03a7e95d
2020-01-01
2020-09-26

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error