Petition: Don’t Allow Trophy Hunter to Bring Home Body of Endangered Sheep

Petition: Don’t Allow Trophy Hunter to Bring Home Body of Endangered Sheep

Cecil the lion became a household name after Minnesota dentist and trophy hunter, Walter Palmer, murdered Cecil in 2015. The news caused international outrage as Cecil was a beloved animal that lured from the protection of the Hwange National Park and then killed. Palmer left Cecil suffering for 12 hours from arrow wounds before authorities […]

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Chinese mining firms in Zimbabwe pose threat to endangered species, say experts

Chinese mining firms in Zimbabwe pose threat to endangered species, say experts

Rhinos, giraffes, cheetahs and other endangered species face a new threat in Zimbabwe’s Hwange national park: Chinese mining companies. Zhongxin Coal Mining Group and Afrochine Smelting have received permission from the government to begin environmental impact assessments for drilling, land clearance, road building and geological surveys at two proposed sites inside the park, which is […]

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New Law Named After Cecil The Lion Could Place Prohibitions on Trophy Hunting in the US

It’s been four years since the story of Cecil the Lion sparked a global outcry. Cecil was a lion monitored by Oxford University at Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park. Cecil’s familiarity with humans made him exceedingly friendly, and the cat quickly became adored by locals and tourists alike. When Cecil was shot and killed by an […]

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