Perverse ‘pay-to-slay’ clause will allow sick trophy hunters to import slain animals

Perverse ‘pay-to-slay’ clause will allow sick trophy hunters to import slain animals

Hunters will still be able to import slain lions, rhinos, elephants and even polar bears under a new law’s perverse “pay-to-slay” clause. A ban outlawing the importing of the sick souvenirs was unveiled in the Queen’s Speech last Tuesday: Banning the import of hunting trophies from endangered animals abroad and ending the advertising for sale […]

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Family of beloved kangaroos hopping around a golf course is saved from being culled after 80 angry residents stood in front of armed hunters paid to shoot them

Family of beloved kangaroos hopping around a golf course is saved from being culled after 80 angry residents stood in front of armed hunters paid to shoot them

Beloved kangaroos hopping around a golf course have been saved from being shot dead after members stood between the animals and armed hunters. Heritage Golf and Country Club in Melbourne’s north-east advised neighbours earlier this week that it was in their ‘best interests not to be out after dark’ as it was going to shoot […]

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After hunters kill 874 sage grouse hens, Wyoming’s hunt questioned

After hunters kill 874 sage grouse hens, Wyoming’s hunt questioned

Hunters killed at least 874 greater sage grouse hens in Wyoming last year, prompting a state grouse team member to question the wisdom of allowing a hunt of the imperiled species. The state’s Sage Grouse Implementation Team is meeting Wednesday to address Brian Rutledge’s concerns. Rutledge is director of the National Audubon Society’s Sagebrush Ecosystem […]

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Wildlife hunting bodies say a ban on canned hunting would result in job losses and cost South Africa billions annually

Wildlife hunting bodies say a ban on canned hunting would result in job losses and cost South Africa billions annually

DURBAN – BANNING canned hunting would have dire implications for the hunting industry and South Africa could lose billions of rand each year as a result. So said wildlife hunting bodies after Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy recently announced that a high-level panel had recommended a ban on the captive breeding, hunting and […]

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Hundreds of bison at the Grand Canyon  need to be killed for conservation says the National Parks Service

Hundreds of bison at the Grand Canyon need to be killed for conservation says the National Parks Service

The National Park Service is holding the first controlled bison hunt inside Grand Canyon National Park that aims to cut the House Rock bison herd by more than half. The cull, according to officials, is due to concerns of ecological impacts as a result of stampeding through dense forests, intense over-grazing and wondering around the […]

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