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Two years after Cecil the Lion was killed, his son Xanda gets shot

We all remember Cecil the Lion. His death in 2015 sparked global outrage and brought everyone’s attention to rest upon Africa’s trophy hunting. Two years after the celebrated lion was killed, one of his cubs Xanda has also been shot dead by a trophy hunter.The six-year-old lion was killed just outside the Hwange National Park

The sensitive hunter: Jim Corbett in a new light

Title: In the Jungles of the Night – A Novel About Jim Corbett; Author: Stephen Alter; Publisher: Aleph Book Company; Pages: 208; Price: Rs 499 In our era of threatened natural environment and diminishing wildlife, big-game hunters, leave alone poachers, are viewed with much opprobrium (remember the disgraced US hunter of Cecil the Lion?) but