Colorado, Idaho make reckless decisions to persecute bobcats, mountain lions and other wildlife

Colorado, Idaho make reckless decisions to persecute bobcats, mountain lions and other wildlife

Each year, trophy hunters and trappers kill around 2,000 of Colorado’s bobcats, either for fun or to sell their furs overseas, usually in Russian and Chinese markets. The animals are hunted down with radio-collared dogs and shot at point-blank range, or they are trapped in cage traps with no protection from the weather nor food […]

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Open season in Sudan as trophy hunters flock to shoot rare ibex

Open season in Sudan as trophy hunters flock to shoot rare ibex

Sudanese conservationists have accused trophy hunters of exploiting the country’s political transition to hunt the country’s unprotected rare animals. Photographs posted online of westerners posing with the body of a rare Nubian ibex angered Sudanese wildlife campaigners this week. They called for Facebook to remove the pages of tour groups promoting such hunts. While wildlife […]

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Trophy hunters have slaughtered nearly 1,400 bobcats in Illinois since 2015. A new bill would stop the carnage

Trophy hunters have slaughtered nearly 1,400 bobcats in Illinois since 2015. A new bill would stop the carnage

Since Illinois reopened its bobcat hunts in 2015, after a 40-year hiatus, trophy hunters and trappers have killed nearly 1,400 bobcats using some of the cruelest methods imaginable, like steel-jawed leghold traps. These devices are so painful that the animals sometimes gnaw through their own limbs to escape. If they aren’t dead after hours of […]

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Dallas Safari Club Hosts 2021 Convention Selling Cruel Trophy Hunting Trips Virtually

Petition: Dallas Safari Club Hosts 2021 Convention Selling Cruel Trophy Hunting Trips Virtually

The 2021 Dallas Safari Club will take place virtually this year between February 10 and 14. Trophy hunters and outfitters, alongside other businesses, will gather to promote this cruel sport. They will buy and sell rights to kill animals, including elephants and polar bears, and promote canned hunts in the United States, South Africa, and […]

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