Angola: Specialists Project New Action for Capture of Giant Sable Antelope

by Jan 13, 2011Wildlife News

Luanda — National and foreign specialists intend to organise in July and August, another capture operation of the Giant Sable Antelope in the natural reserves of Cangandala and Luando, in Malanje Province.

The action is coordinated by the Ministry of Environment and by Kissama Foundation.

The operation involve various institutions, among them the Angola Armed Forces (FAA).

In an interview to ANGOP, the coordinator of the project of conservation of species, Mário Pinto Vaz, said that at that operation they will capture more female species, aimed at securing its production.

According to the source, before the capture, a sanctuary in the natural reserve of Cangandala, where the species will be housed, will be built.