ARUSHA (Xinhua) -- The fight against senseless killing of Tanzania’s wildlife has moved a notch higher, after hundreds of people from within and outside Arusha participate in the anti-poaching walking campaign from the northern safari capital to Dar es Salaam.
Anti-poaching campaigners are expected to cover over 800 km and they are to spend 23 days to reach Tanzania’s commercial city of Dar es Salaam.
Founder of the important event Pratik Patel, who is the executive director of African Wildlife Trust, said while on the way, campaigners will be creating awareness on the dangers posed by poachers to the public.
He said they are expected to reach Dar es Salaam on Sept. 15 and will be received by the Natural Resources and Tourism, Minister, Ambassador Khamis Kagasheki.
“We’ll be walking 35 km every day, until they reach their final destination,” Patel said.
Patel started his campaign by sensitizing people through Facebook, whereby many people responded positively to the campaign and pledged to take part....