"We share with other animals the same desire to live, to have a family, to love, and to die without violence"
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Shocking, right? Reports found that between 2005 and 2014, more than 1.26 million wildlife trophies were imported to the U.S. alone.
The most coveted animals to kill are the Big Five.
Wealthy Americans are fueling the trophy hunting industry. Canada, however, provides the most amount of wild trophy hunting experiences, with most US-imported animal trophies coming from the country to our north.
Canned hunting is trophy hunting.
In South Africa, more than 8,000 captive-bred lions are kept in more than 250 breeding facilities. This cruel trade is well-documented in the award-winning documentary Blood Lions. Watch an interview with the filmmakers: https://www.mojostreaming.com/video/578/blood-lions-event-lions-bred-for-the-bullet
Trophy hunting doesn’t help conservation
Many people who take trophy hunting excursions are inexperienced hunters, and the animals suffer cruel and agonizing deaths at their hands.
Learn more here: https://www.worldanimalprotection.us/
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