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Plans to safeguard Namib wild horses

The environment ministry is devising a plan to save the Namib Desert wild horses from extinction.

The Namibia Wild Horses Foundation (NWHF) recently said the wild horses are on the brink of extinction because of drought conditions and predation by a pack of spotted hyenas, which moved into the habitat of the horses in 2013.

“The foundation is waiting anxiously for the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) to respond to our request for custodianship of the horses. We need to implement measures urgently to safeguard their future.

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