Currently, U.S. law allows zoos, circuses, universities, and researchers to import primates for their often exploitative uses, but prevents bona fide sanctuaries from rescuing needy captive primates abroad.
Ask the South African President Jacob Zuma and the South African Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa, to oppose the powerful lobby of the lion breeders and to ban the cruel Canned Hunting at last!
Some nice grins in his photos with persecuted and dead animals - most of which are in danger of extinction. He believes this will all blow over - DON'T let it. His baiter ("guide") could be liable for a 15 uyr sentence. Wht not him?
Every year trophy hunters kill thousands of exotic, endangered animals of many different species, in foreign countries, primarily in Africa. The hunters seek to kill the most beautiful, the biggest and the rarest.
With Cecil's death, his descendants will also die as a new alpha male will assume his place within the pride. Walter's actions will have dire consequences for future lion generations and conservation efforts.
We urge the Secretary Of State John Kerry and the Attorney General Loretta Lynch to fully cooperate with the Zimbabwe authorities and to extradite Walter Palmer promptly at the Zimbabwe government's request.
Very sad that the guide he used was released on a paltry 1,000 bail......but please, let's keep the pressure up! He not only took a beloved member and tourist attraction - he hunted ILLEGALLY......utilizing every form of bad sportsmanship to achieve his s