POLL: Should trophy hunting be banned?

They’re known as canned hunts; captive mammal hunting ranches in the US which offer the chance to shoot a zebra or antelope or even a lion for several thousand dollars. The animals are fenced in and often unafraid of humans so the kills are easy, to the extent that some venues even provide the option […]

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POLL: Should the trophy hunting of lions be banned?

It’s been just two years since a trophy hunter shot Cecil the lion, and now Cecil’s eldest son has tragically suffered the same fate. Xanda, a 6-year-old lion, died near Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, not all that far from where Cecil was gunned down. Tell Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to End Trophy Hunting – […]

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Emirates Airlines Bans Hunting Trophies of Lions, Rhinos

The world’s biggest international carrier joins South African Airways in banning transport of trophies of exotic wildlife such as elephants and rhinos. Emirates Airlines will stop carrying hunting trophies of elephants, rhinos, lions, or tigers on its planes, the company announced this week. The decision is meant as a step “to eliminate illegal trade and […]

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South African Airways bans all wildlife trophies from flights

Trophy hunters may need to find another flight home, as South African Airlines (SAA) has announced a new ban on any wildlife trophies from their flights. “Hunting of endangered species has become a major problem in Africa and elsewhere with the depletion to near extinction of wildlife that once roamed in prolific numbers. SAA has […]

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