Call for grouse shooting to be licensed amid rise in bird of prey deaths

Call for grouse shooting to be licensed amid rise in bird of prey deaths

Labour has called for grouse shooting to be licensed after a big increase in illegal killings of birds of prey during the coronavirus lockdown, the majority of which, investigators say, are linked to the sport. As the grouse shooting season, known as the Glorious 12th, officially began on Wednesday, the shadow environment secretary, Luke Pollard, […]

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Somerset company sells ‘cruel’ safaris where rich hunters can pay to kill animals including giraffes and elephants

A company near Glastonbury has come under fire for selling “cruel” safaris where hunters can pay to kill baboons, monkeys, elephants, giraffes, and zebras. ProStalk, based in ­Baltonsborough, six miles from Glastonbury, offers a range of packages specialising in trophy hunts across Africa, reports the Mirror. Prices range from £875 to more than £8,000 with […]

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