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The recent shooting death of an off-duty game ranger by poachers has reminded Southern African conservationists that the ''animal wars'' that peaked during the 1990s are far from over a decade later. "It's all about the natural wealth of the land, from wild game to water rights to the land itself - who uses it and who owns it,'' Ted Reilly, founder of the Big Game Parks system of Swaziland, told IPS.