Ex-cop runs Trophy-hunting club where rich pay thousands to slaughter animals

Ex-cop runs Trophy-hunting club where rich pay thousands to slaughter animals

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An ex-cop runs a trophy- club where the rich pay thousands to animals.

Peter Jones, who worked for the Metropolitan Police as a firearms expert, now rubs shoulders with who join his “exclusive” Capreolus Club.

Peter Jones runs a trophy-hunting club where the rich pay thousands to slaughter animals (Image: Social Media)

The members-only group arranges trips for gun-toting trophy hunters. It offers them the chance to slaughter all six species of deer in the UK, as well as boar and foxes.

The former detective, 47 – who won an award for bravery – also organises trips abroad, including one to butcher ­“dangerous game” in Africa.

Hunting a buffalo, one of the much-­coveted “big five” in circles, is on offer for “as little as £6,750” on trips to South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

European brown bears can be hunted in Croatia for £8,250. And despite claims of being eco-friendly, there are videos of hunters taking private jets on trips.

Eduardo Goncalves, of the Campaign to Ban , said of Jones: “Thanks to him, countless innocent animals have been senselessly slaughtered in Britain.

“He’s sold sick hunting holidays where people can kill animals right across Europe and Africa too.

“People will be utterly disgusted by his repulsive business and how he chooses to make money.”

In one video called “Elk hunting in Norway” a terrified moose falls 200ft off a cliff while fleeing their guns. Jones asks: “Did you get it?” A man replies, “No, she broke her neck”, which sparks laughter.

Peter Jones now rubs shoulders with hunters who join his “exclusive” Capreolus Club (Image: Social Media)
Peter Jones worked for the Metropolitan Police as a firearms expert (Image: Social Media)

In another a man shoots a red stag in the UK and boasts of planning to take the heart as a trophy to make a “beautiful” tartare.

The company’s website says Jones “dedicated himself to the betterment of deer and large game through their careful selection”.

The company also sells a £9,500 package for the latest hunting fad in which punters shoot African rhinos with vitamin-laced darts. After it is shot, a team manhandles the animal so the hunter can pose for pictures. Customers get a replica trophy of its head.

Jones, pictured above, from London, brags: “Members are able to experience the thrill of hunting and shooting a rhino.

“The projectile however is a dart that ­administers vitamins.” But Eduardo said: “The hunting industry is constantly coming up with excuses… to justify the unjustifiable. What they’re really up to is exploiting animals for their own entertainment.”

Jones was approached for comment.

This article was first published by The Daily Star on 22 February 2020.

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esperanza pinto martinez
esperanza pinto martinez

tiene razón donde se puede firmar para que a ese expolicía lo multen o lo encarcelen por tener un club de caza ilegal donde están acabando con los animales que están en extinsión

Eleanor Labrozzi
Eleanor Labrozzi

So where is the pettion to sign????? Why piss me off and nothing can be done! — “Animals are God’s creatures, not human property, nor utilities, nor resources, nor commodities, but precious beings in God’s sight. ..~ Rev. Andrew Linzey “Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight” ~Albert Schweitzer “Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.” — — Martin Luther King Jr. “Nothing… Read more »



Karen Lyons Kalmenson

The inva$ion of cruel and stupid slaughters on.


Stop this new form of white Suprematisme en Colonialisme!!

Sue Lesmond
Sue Lesmond

The only good hunter is a dead one. Hunt the hunter.An eye for an eye! Turn these vile,filth-bag scumbags into fertilise!!!!!!

Randi Rodman
Randi Rodman

Sue you are stupid, yea hunt the hunter. Please come and try to get me. I am expert in Camouflage, I know the woods better than you do your own bathroom. I can move in broad daylight in front of you and you will never see me. Please come and try to hunt me! I live in north Arkansas. The animals are breed and born for the sole purpose of hunting.