by Ben Carter
Executive Director, Dallas Safari Club
“It’s God’s job to judge poachers. It’s our job to arrange the meeting.”
That’s what a South African game ranger told me in June as we followed rhino tracks—and boot tracks—through a remote area of Kruger National Park. I glanced up expecting to see a smile, but there was none. His eyes told me he wasn’t kidding. That face, those words, and the violence they suggested, are still chilling.
The ranger returned my stare and described the escalating trend of shoot-to-kill enforcement against poachers.READ MORE