In pictures: Species on the brink
Hunter's prey

Hunting is also responsible for the decline in the dama gazelle (Gazella dama), a native of the Sahara and Sahel.

It is a target for hunting parties from Gulf states. Numbers have fallen by 80% over the last decade, and the dama is now listed as Critically Endangered.

Image: Dave Mallon

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