cecil the lion
The two-day event offers Canadians an opportunity to book trips to hunt animals such as lions, leopards, elephants and hippopotamuses.
The SWF is supporting the cancelled hunting expo.
"You're saving animals in the virtual world, but you're doing something in the real world."
They're roaring, all right.
The hunting group previously counted Walter Palmer, the killer of Cecil the Lion, as a member.
The senseless killing of Cecil the lion has catalyzed a worldwide discussion about the gratuitous trophy hunting of large carnivores. In Western Canada, countless "Cecils" are killed in an equally senseless manner each and every year for the amusement, pleasure and excitement of recreational hunters.
The Mary Martin-designed frock was showcased at Africa Fashion Week London 2015.
My kids have been seeing animal carcasses for years and asking questions about them, does it give them nightmares? No, simply because we do not make it out to be a scary situation. Showing kids where food comes from shouldn't be scary.
A beloved animal, tagged for tracking by researchers, crosses the invisible boundary between protected and unprotected area and is killed by a hunter who has paid tens of thousands of dollars for the "experience." That was the fate of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion, whose killing sparked torrents of online and on-air outrage. But it also happens around the world every day, including in my home province of B.C. It's time to end trophy hunting. In B.C., the government must listen to citizens and conservationists, respect First Nations laws and customs and end the grizzly hunt.
Theo Bronkhorst who led the hunt that killed Cecil the lion describes the charges laid against him as frivolous and wrong