African trophy hunter who killed 5,000 elephants proud of himself

An African trophy hunter who claims to have killed more than 5,000 elephants says he is proud of himself and says he has “no regrets.” The Zimbabwean, Ron Thomson, was named in a report by … Read More

Poacher hunting rhinos trampled by elephant and eaten by lions

A poacher in  the Kruger National Park in South Africa was trampled to death by an elephant and eaten by a pride of lions on Wednesday.

Elephant poachers killed in shootout

The person killed has not been named, however The Read More

South African elephant Riff Raff eludes death sentence

In Hoedspruit, South Africa, Riff Raff, the bull elephant will not be shot dead for knocking down fences and trampling on farmland. Animal activists have managed to secure a reprieve for the 45-year-old pachyderm.

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Almost mythical okapi fights to survive in the Congo

The almost mythical okapi – described as half-zebra and half giraffe is so rare that it has remained a secret since the turn of the 20th century and can only be found inhabiting in the … Read More

‘Crazy Russian’ rakes in millions arranging hunts of endangered animals

Referred to as the “crazy Russian”, George Ragozin, 45, makes more than one-and-a-half-million dollars a year arranging hunting tours so that his wealthy clients can hunt exotic animals including endangered species. Are you feeling sick … Read More

Nearly 90 elephants killed at Botswana sanctuary for their tusks

In a protected Botswana sanctuary, the bodies of 87 elephants, stripped of their tusks have been killed these past few weeks. According to the conservation group, Elephants Without Borders, five rare white rhinos were … Read More

Three poachers out to kill rhinos eaten by pride of hungry lions

The scattered remains of three poachers sneaking into the Sibuya Game Reserve in Eastern Province, South Africa to slaughter rhinos were found on Tuesday  and assumed to have been eaten by a pride of hungry … Read More

Hunter shoots elephant in Zimbabwe fitted with radio collar

A huge bull elephant was shot dead by a Russian trophy hunter in Zimbabwe, even though the animal had been wearing a radio collar universally known as a research tag and considered unethical to shoot. … Read More

Despite Trump calling big game hunting ‘horror’ council promotes killing

On Friday, a federal government council met for the first time to begin efforts to advise Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on how to improve public awareness concerning the benefits of big game hunting here and … Read More

Trump administration reversing promise to ban elephant hunt trophies into US

The Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced that it will now consider permits for elephant hunt trophies from African nations on a “case by case basis” – reversing President Trump’s earlier promises to maintain a … Read More