Hunter Who Gunned Down 5,000 Elephants Brags About ‘Thrill’

At least one trophy hunter, it seems, is admitting what we already knew: Killing gives him a “great thrill.” Ron Thomson of Zimbabwe has purportedly slaughtered thousands of animals, including 40 leopards, 50 hippos, 60 lions, 800 buffaloes, and 5,000 elephants. And he admits that he “didn’t have any sentiment” and is “totally unrepentant.” Thomson […]

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Taiji’s Cruel Dolphin Drives Are Causing Far More Suffering Than We Thought

When the award-winning documentary The Cove was released in 2009, it brought the horrors taking place in the small coastal town of Taiji, Japan to a global audience and ignited international outrage as people learned about the brutal drive hunts and mass slaughter of dolphins every year. Tragically, while these hunts have faced widespread condemnation […]

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POLL: Should legislation be introduced to protect giraffes before it’s too late?

Giraffes might be one of the most recognizable and beloved species on the planet, but over the past few decades they’ve suffered catastrophic population declines in Africa, which has led to concerns they may disappear forever. Widespread attention was finally drawn to their plight, which has been dubbed a “silent extinction,” in 2016 when the […]

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