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New Report: Economics Of Trophy Hunting In Africa

A new report released analyzes literature on the economics of trophy hunting and reveals that African countries and rural communities derive very little benefit from trophy hunting revenue. The study, authored by Economists at Large—commissioned by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society International and Born Free USA/Born Free Foundation—comes amid consideration to grant the African lion protection under the ...

Surabaya Zoo In Indonesia

The tigers are emaciated and the 180 pelicans packed so tightly they cannot unfurl their wings without hitting a neighbor. Last week, a giraffe died with a beachball-sized wad of plastic food wrappers in its belly. That death has focused new attention on the scandalous conditions at Indonesia's largest zoo. Set up nearly a century ago in one the most biologically diverse corners of the planet, it once boasted the most impressive collection in Southeast Asia.

Trophy Hunting

Yes, this girl actually shot and killed this leopard for fun.

The Life Of A Lion In The Canned Hunting Industry

Source: Animal Shame http://www.facebook.com/pages/Animal-Shame/225598740853762 A few days after the lion is born it is taken from its mother, this is highly distressing for the cubs and the mother. The mother is taken away and made pregnant again, her sole purpose is to be a breeding machine for the trophy hunting outfitter. She spends her whole life giving birth and having her cubs ripped away from her, and she never gets the chance to be a mother. Once her body is useless and can no longe...

The Life Of A Lion In The Canned Hunting Industry

Source: Animal Shame http://www.facebook.com/pages/Animal-Shame/225598740853762 A few days after the lion is born it is taken from its mother, this is highly distressing for the cubs and the mother. The mother is taken away and made pregnant again, her sole purpose is to be a breeding machine for the trophy hunting outfitter. She spends her whole life giving birth and having her cubs ripped away from her, and she never gets the chance to be a mother. Once her body is useless and can no longe...