Does trophy hunting hurt giraffe populations? A planned lawsuit says it does

Does trophy hunting hurt giraffe populations? A planned lawsuit says it does

Skinned, stuffed and tanned, wild giraffes are up for sale at dozens of stores across the United States. While importing and selling wild giraffes and giraffe products, such as giraffe rugs and taxidermied trophies, is legal in the U.S., conservationists and animal welfare advocates say these practices are nudging the species closer toward extinction. On […]

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Michigan poacher who killed 18 wolves, bald eagles loses hunting license for life

Michigan poacher who killed 18 wolves, bald eagles loses hunting license for life

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, MI – A Michigan man will lose his hunting license for life after he pleaded guilty to numerous wildlife crimes, including poaching 18 gray wolves. Kurt Johnston Duncan, 56, of Pickford was sentenced Tuesday under a plea agreement before Chippewa County District Court Judge Eric Blubaugh. The lifetime ban also prohibits Duncan from […]

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