Sick, smirking, prolific Brit trophy hunter says he gets ‘thrill’ killing majestic beasts

Sick, smirking, prolific British trophy hunter says he gets ‘thrill’ killing majestic beasts

This is the face of one of Britain’s most prolific ­trophy hunters. Asif Wattoo has killed beautiful animals all over the world. He then boasts about the “thrill” on social media. Animals he has hunted for fun include zebras, African buffaloes, antelope and impala. He has also posed for dozens of pictures with giraffe carcasses. Wattoo, who works […]

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Giraffes are vulnerable to extinction. So why won’t America decide on protecting them until 2025?

Giraffes are vulnerable to extinction. So why won’t America decide on protecting them until 2025?

Since the mid-eighties, giraffes have been on a steady decline. Population numbers have dwindled by 40 per cent, leaving around 68,000 mature adults in the wild. To put it in context, there is reportedly one giraffe for every four African elephants, which themselves are considered a vulnerable species. Despite giraffes’ precarious status, dubbed a “silent […]

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Trophy hunting event to auction ‘dream hunt’ with Donald Trump Junior

Trophy hunting event to auction ‘dream hunt’ with Donald Trump Junior

A week-long “dream hunt” with the US president’s son Donald Trump Junior is being auctioned at an annual trophy hunting convention in Reno, Nevada alongside expeditions to shoot elephants, bears and giraffes. The four-day event organized by Safari Club International (SCI) and advertised as a “hunters’ heaven”, will culminate on Saturday with an auction for […]

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