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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The Amazon’s short-eared dog was thought to be a scavenger. Now there’s video

The Amazon’s short-eared dog was thought to be a scavenger. Now there’s video

In 2016, conservation biologist Holly O’Donnell was striding through the Amazon rainforest in southwestern Peru, recording every mammal she saw or heard while performing a line transect survey for the Peruvian NGO Fauna Forever. A few minutes into her walk, she smelled something fetid. Following the scent several meters off the trail, she found the […]

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Wildlife traffickers target lion, jaguar and leopard body parts as tiger substitutes

Wildlife traffickers target lion, jaguar and leopard body parts as tiger substitutes

Lion, jaguar and leopard body parts are being increasingly sought as substitutes to tiger products by wildlife traffickers, a major UN report has found, but demand for ivory and rhino horn has shown signs of a sustained fall. Wildlife trafficking continues to pose a major threat to nature, global biodiversity and human health, the UN’s […]

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Killed for Fun – Evil trophy hunters ‘Pay thousands to have leopards kneecapped to make them easier to hunt’

Killed for Fun – Evil trophy hunters ‘pay thousands to have leopards kneecapped to make them easier to hunt’

Pathetic trophy hunters can pay extra to have majestic lions, giraffes and zebras “kneecapped” before they hunt them, so they’re guaranteed to get a kill-shot, it has been claimed. After shelling out around £50 k on the initial safari, the hunters can pay thousands extra per animal they wish to kill. According to BILD, a […]

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