He made a fortune supplying life-saving kit to the NHS then spent thousands ‘trophy hunting’ wildlife like this… and Andrew Broggio is just one of an elite club who go on luxury killing holidays.

He made a fortune supplying life-saving kit to the NHS then spent thousands ‘trophy hunting’ wildlife like this… and Andrew Broggio is just one of an elite club who go on luxury killing holidays.

Stalking through the savannah, Andrew Broggio was on the trail of a Cape buffalo — one of the ‘Big Five’ African game alongside lion, elephant, rhino and leopard. His team, including a driver and a tracker looking for footprints and droppings, had set off at 7am, when it was still cool enough to spend hours […]

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British dad arranges for clients to kill vulnerable ‘big game’ wildlife abroad

British dad arranges for clients to kill vulnerable ‘big game’ wildlife abroad

A British dad-of-one is flogging sickening overseas trophy hunting trips to slaughter big game. Mike Taylor arranges for clients to kill vulnerable wildlife including baboons, elephants, leopards, lions and zebras. These include big game hunts throughout Africa, as well as Alaska. The firm also arranges bird shooting trips to Argentina and deer hunts in Mauritius. […]

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In the Horn of Africa, conflict and illegal trade create a ‘cheetah hell’

In the Horn of Africa, conflict and illegal trade create a ‘cheetah hell’

The 8-week-old cheetah cubs should have been with their mother. Instead, they were penned up in a small village near Erigavo, Somaliland, after a group of nomadic livestock farmers chased the mother away and captured the cubs from a nearby cave. “There were actually three [cubs],” Asma Bileh, a Somaliland veterinarian for the Cheetah Conservation […]

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Cheetahs, CITES, and illegal trade: Are consumer countries doing enough? (commentary)

Cheetahs, CITES, and illegal trade: Are consumer countries doing enough? (commentary)

At the end of August, countries from across the world came together at the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP18) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)to discuss actions to combat illegal trade in endangered species and to ensure sustainable management of legal trade. […]

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