A copy of adult elephant walks near Savute Elephant Camp by Orient Express in Botswna in Chobe National Park . The King can not hunt elephants in Botswana. Botswana , so far the paradise for hunting , prohibit this practice from January 2014 to halt the decline of some species , as announced by the Government of the African country . " I'm sorry, I was wrong and will not happen again ." Case gives you to repent , from January 2014 will not have the opportunity . From that date , the Botswana government indefinitely suspends hunting wild animals. Your president wants to halt the decline of some species such as the elephant , which has declined in numbers in recent years , and considers not protect local wildlife seriously endangers the country's tourism industry , its second largest source of income after diamond sales , with 12% of GDP.