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France bans imports of lion hunt trophies

France has banned the import of lion heads, paws and skins as hunters’ trophies, nearly four months after the killing of Zimbabwe’s most famous lion by an American trophy hunter sparked international outrage. Adam Vaughan Read more.

Lionizing Cecil Makes Us Feel Good, But a Trophy Hunting Ban Will Accelerate Slaughter

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Trophy Hunting Ban

3 August 2015 – If you fly over parts of Tsavo today—and I challenge anyone to do so, if you have the eyes for it – you can see lines of snares set out in funnel traps that extend four or five miles. Tens of thousands of animals are being killed annually for the meat business. Glen Martin Read more.

 

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Delta And American Airlines Ban Exotic Animal Trophy Shipments: The airlines will stop transporting buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion and rhino trophies.

Animal Trophy Shipments: Cecil the Lion

Cecil the Lion

3 August 2015 – Delta is taking a stand against the slaughter of rare animals in Africa. The airline announced on Monday that it would ban the shipment of all lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies worldwide as freight. Alexander C. Kaufman Read more.

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