By Mike Bodenchuk, North American Editor
Back in January, 2010 we reported on the decision by the Government of Argentina
to not issue export permits for native wildlife (Article 2387
) and we continue to caution hunters traveling to that country that they will not be able to export native wildlife trophies. Native wildlife (capybara, puma, collared and white-lipped peccary and red and grey-brown brocket deer) are still legally huntable in Argentina, but you can't get an export permit from the government.
From time to time we hear from hunters about outfitters who represent that they can get export permits. We've recently followed up on one such outfitter with the surprising result that, indeed, he does receive export permits for puma. But there's a catch.....