Sable antelope capture in second operation
Luanda, Luanda - The Ministry of Environment will launch next Tuesday in Cangandala district, northern Malange province, the second capture operation of the Giant Sable Antelope, Angop learnt. The Ministry will also present the preliminary results of the referred operation. According to a press note, which reached Angop on Sunday, the operation will happen under the 2011-2012 Conservation Project of the Giant Sable Antelope, whose operation preparations started on 27 July 2011. The plan is aimed at capturing the antelope in the fully natural reserve of Luando in Malanje province and its transfer to the sanctuary that was created in the national park of Cangandala. The project is located in the National Park of Cangandala (component A) and in the Fully Natural Reserve of Luando (component B) in Malanje province. The document reads that the project is aimed at protecting and preserving the referred animal and strengthening the information about the giant sable antelope. The first capture operation of the Giant Sable Antelope was held in August in 2009 at the national park of Cangandala and the fully reserve of Luando. During the first operation, nine females and one males sable antelopes were captured. Technicians and officials of the Ministry of Environment and members of the monitoring committee for the implementation of actions and environmental NGOs are invited to attend the launching of the second capture operation of the Giant Sable Antelope.