first all-female anti-poaching unit risking their lives to protect big cats, rhinos and elephants from men with guns

Exposing the Big Game

The REAL lionesses of Africa: Stunning ‘Black Mambas’ are first all-female anti-poaching unit risking their lives to protect big cats, rhinos and elephants from men with guns

  • WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT
  • Black Mambas is all female, anti-poaching group working in Balule reserve
  • They free animals from snares and radio in poachers’ locations to rangers
  • Women’s lives are constantly at risk from poachers, animals they protect
  • Poaching in Balule reduced by 75 per cent since Mambas formed in 2013 

They are in fact the Black Mambas, an all female anti-poaching unit risking their own lives to protect the endangered animals being hunted for their horns, fur and meat. 

On their daily patrols around the Balule reserve, near Kruger National…

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One thought on “first all-female anti-poaching unit risking their lives to protect big cats, rhinos and elephants from men with guns

  1. Female humans and non-human animals have historically and globally been treated as permanent underclasses on this planet. This is not to excuse some women; those in ” developed” countries who continue to want to be treated as ” ladies”- whatever that means, or those in the ” 3rd world”, who have generationally submitted themselves and their daughters to male dominance and everything that goes with that. Treating other living beings as you want to be treated, and not creating special categories of required behavior is the goal we should be reaching for.
    The women ” warriors” cited in this article are using armed force to defend innocent creatures( self- defense)- good for them!

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