The group who started the petition, Care2, was thrilled with the results. The petition started a little over a week ago and now trending at over a million signatures.
Thought there is little knowing how effective this ban is going to be since Zimbabwe, a country ruled by Dictator Robert Mugabee, a ruthless dictator who drove the country into hyperinflation creates a ripe and tempting environment for officials to accept bribes and turn a blind eye. There are speculations that the park may just be announcing the ban just for show and will be collecting bribes in the back for those 'written' consent to continue poaching.
We can only hope that the ban is genuine and will last. The presence of animal guardians like Damien Mander may be their only source of accountability.
Man wanders into a lion pride's territory wearing a GoPro, you'll be surprised at what happens next (Left), Check out how drones are saving elephants (Right)