The culling program on Table Mountain has been in effect since 2004. Here is a quote from the Minister of Environmental Affairs from May 2004: Linked from http://www.mg.co.za/articledirect.aspx?area=%2fbreaking_news%2fbreaking_news__national&articleid=79901 --- Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism Marthinus van Schalkwyk says he has no doubt that the decision to cull Table Mountain's alien tahrs is the right thing to do. "It's a difficult decision but I support it," he said in Cape...Read Full Story
The park authority that oversees the Table Mountain nature reserve, the Cape Peninsula National Park, says that Asian Goat Antelopes are an invasive species that threaten the survival of indigenous species.Â They have ordered that Asian Goat Antelopes be culled, aka killed.Read Full Story
Ever wonder what an asian goat antelope looks like?