Somerset company sells ‘cruel’ safaris where rich hunters can pay to kill animals including giraffes and elephants

A company near Glastonbury has come under fire for selling “cruel” safaris where hunters can pay to kill baboons, monkeys, elephants, giraffes, and zebras. ProStalk, based in ­Baltonsborough, six miles from Glastonbury, offers a range of packages specialising in trophy hunts across Africa, reports the Mirror. Prices range from £875 to more than £8,000 with […]

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People Are Paying to Participate in Organized Polar Bear Hunts

Polar bears are one of nature’s beautiful, strong, impressive animals that are sadly subject to humans’ incessant trophy hunting. According to National Geographic, humans tend to hunt as ‘trophies,’ animals that are “most evolutionarily fit and possess the high-quality genes a population of animals need to adapt quickly to a changing environment.” This means the […]

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Puffins being hunted and brought back to the UK despite Government efforts to save the species

Puffins are being hunted 100 at a time by trophy collectors who are allowed to bring the carcasses back to the UK, despite the government’s efforts to save the species.Campaigners and MPs are calling on Theresa Villiers, the new environment secretary, to ban the import of puffin trophies and push the international wildlife trade body […]

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Poachers Are Invading Botswana, Last Refuge of African Elephants

In September, conservationists in Botswana discovered 87 dead elephants, their faces hacked off and tusks missing. Poaching, the researchers warned, was on the rise. The news had international repercussions. Botswana had been one of the last great elephant refuges, largely spared the poaching crisis that has swept through much of Africa over the past decade. […]

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