Illegal donkey trade
countries where donkey meat sausages are regarded as a delicacy.
“This could help to stem the country’s growing donkey population, which is believed to be the highest in Southern Africa,” ministry of agriculture spokesperson Mmapula Modise was quoted as saying.
Skinned: China’s appetite for donkey hide to make gelatine-based traditional medicines is driving the emergence of a global trade. But things have gone awry in Botswana. Photo: Tony Karumba/AFP