Prof. W. van Hoven
Centre of Wildlife Management
University of Pretoria
More and more game farmers on large game farms and reserves are making enquiries regarding keeping elephants on their farms and the possibility of elephant-back safaris.
The relocation of elephants to private game farms and nature reserves is an opportunity to manage and control the growing elephant population in South Africa, without reducing their numbers.
The relocation of elephants to game farms places enormous responsibility on the owner.