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Texas game hunter reportedly paid $110K to kill rare Himalayan goat
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Published:
February 13, 2019
Updated:
February 13, 2019 11:48 AM EST
Bryan Harlan. (YouTube)
A Texas-based banking executive reportedly paid $110,000 to the Pakistani government for the opportunity to kill a rare Himalayan mountain goat.
According to the Dallas Morning News, Bryan Kinsel Harlan travelled to Pakistan and paid the steep amount of cold, hard cash in order to hunt an Astor markhor, a rare wild goat. The animal was shot dead during a tourist expedition to Gilgit-Baltistan, a northern Himalayan region in Pakistan.
“It is an honour and privilege to be back in Pakistan,” Harlan said, according to Pakistani TV station Samaa. “This is the third time I am in Pakistan. I have hunted almost all animals here. I saved the markhors for the last.”
The Astor markhor is a breed of goat that has large, flat and spirally horns. They can be found in northern Pakistan.
Under normal circumstances, hunting wild Astor markhors is banned. The animal is protected by local and international conservation laws like the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species.
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However, the Pakistani government allows trophy hunting for a large fee. The government granted one permit to Harlan to kill the rare goat.
Pakistani authorities claim that 80% of $110,000 fee goes back to the community while the remaining will go to wildlife agencies, as reported by the Washington Post.
A video posted on YouTube reportedly showed the goat leaping into the air after being shot, as well as Harlan kneeling behind his trophy kill.
The Washington Post reported Harlan and two other Americans paid to trophy hunt three markhor goats in northern Pakistan. Pakistani officials and conservation groups told the news outlet the hunts saved the animal from extinction.
Harlan was roasted online for his trophy hunt.
“Bryan Kinsel Harlan is a disgusting human being,” tweeted one angered individual.
“This Bryan Kinsel Harlan dude should be ashamed of himself. Hunting exotic animals is disgusting, paying to shoot them up close is even worse,” tweeted another.
It’s believed that about 2,500 markhor goats remain in the wild, the Post reported.

http://dallasnews.com/news/texas/20...0-kill-rare-screw-horn-mountain-goat-pakistan
http://samaa.tv/news/2019/02/us-man-hunts-a-markhor-in-gilgit-baltistan-for-110000
http://washingtonpost.com/world/asi...654a74-2c73-11e9-906e-9d55b6451eb4_story.html
http://torontosun.com/news/world/texas-game-hunter-reportedly-paid-110k-to-kill-rare-himalayan-goat
 

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Sick plan to let trophy hunters slaughter 2,000 hippos
Brad Hunter
Published:
February 14, 2019
Updated:
February 14, 2019 6:05 PM EST
Twisted trophy hunters celebrate the killing of an African hippo. Environmentalists say the massacre is on.AFRICAN SKY HUNTING
Animal rights activists are outraged by a plan by the Zambian government to let trophy hunters kill 2,000 hippos over a five-year span.
They’re calling it a “cull.” The Zambian government wanted to kick the slaughter off in 2016 with a 400-hippo quota.
The cash-poor government backed off after outcries from animal lovers.
Now, the charity Born Free is claiming the killing has started again under the auspices of the bloodshed being used as a “wildlife management tool.”
But Zambia has given wealthy trophy hunters from the U.S. and Europe the old wink, wink, nudge, nudge.
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One South African trophy hunting company is now offering a six-night hippo killing safari in Zambia.
Zambia has given the greenlight for trophy hunters to slaughter hippos. EXPOSING TROPHY HUNTERS/ FACEBOOK
For about $18,000 hunters are allowed to kill five of the beloved animals.
Another company offers the bargain basement price of $11,000 per dead hippo.
And environmentalists say Zambia has shown no evidence of hippo overpopulation.
“[They have] failed to provide credible, scientific evidence to show that such an indiscriminate hippo cull of healthy animals would prevent a future outbreak of anthrax,” Born Free said in a statement.
“Scientific evidence suggests that culling hippos stimulates breeding and ends up increasing the population, potentially establishing a vicious cycle of death and destruction.”
The World Wildlife Fund calls the status of the hippo as “vulnerable.”
According to the Daily Mail, one hunting website called hunting hippos “terrifically exciting”.

http://torontosun.com/news/world/sick-plan-to-let-trophy-hunters-slaughter-2000-hippos
 

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Woman who killed giraffe in viral photo says she's 'proud to hunt'
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Published:
June 7, 2019
Updated:
June 7, 2019 1:47 PM EDT
Tess Talley. (Facebook)
A hunter who was at the centre of online hate after a picture of her posing with a dead giraffe went viral last year doesn’t regret killing the animal.
“I am proud to hunt,” said Tess Talley. “And I am proud of that giraffe.”
In an interview that aired on CBS This Morning, Talley said she would “absolutely” still hunt because it’s something she loves to do.
“It’s a hobby, it’s something that I love to do,” she said.
The woman became the subject of online hate last year after she boasted about killing the giraffe in June 2017.
“Prayers for my once in a lifetime dream hunt came true today!” Talley captioned the now deleted photo. “Spotted this rare black giraffe bull and stalked him for quite a while. I knew it was the one. He was over 18 years old, 4,000 lbs. and was blessed to be able to get 2,000 lbs. of meat from him.”
Talley said the giraffe’s death was part of a conservation hunt intended to control the amount of wildlife in the area.
The picture went viral after AfricLand Post posted her hunting photos on Twitter.
The tweet – which garnered more than 30,000 likes and retweeted 48,500 times – spawned a wave of online hatred towards Talley.
Talley told CBS News interviewer Adam Yamaguchi that she made decorative pillows and a gun case out of the animal’s body, items she described as “delicious.”
CBS This Morning co-host Tony Dokoupil questioned whether the hunt was about conservation because it seemed like the hunter enjoyed killing the giraffe a little too much.
“You do what you love to do. It’s joy,” Talley said. “If you don’t love what you do, you’re not gonna continue to do it.”
When asked why she continued to hunt if there’s remorse, Talley said pulling the trigger is “the hardest part” but “you gain so much respect, and so much appreciation for the animal because you know what that animal is going through.”
“They are put here for us. We harvest them, we eat them,” she said.
Talley was then asked whether she’d continue to hunt if it wasn’t part of conservation efforts.
“Just knock down animals just to be knocking them down, and it not helping anything? No,” she replied.
Talley said she was surprised by the online hate, noting people showed up to her job and called her employer to try and get her fired.
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http://torontosun.com/news/world/woman-who-killed-giraffe-in-viral-photo-says-shes-proud-to-hunt
 

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There's a guy out there named "Buffalo Bill" who is sewing a suit made of tanned women hides down in his basement.

She's got a nice hide!
 

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Inbred lions and tigers killed for sport and Chinese medicine
Aidan Wallace
Published:
July 9, 2019
Updated:
July 9, 2019 6:36 PM EDT
A six-week-old white tiger baby sits in its enclosure on April 21, 2010 at the Serengeti-Park in Hodenhagen, northern Germany. Getty images
South African big cat farms are thriving thanks to demand from tourists and traditional Chinese medicine.
The farms house sickly inbred and deformed lions and tigers in cages waiting to be harvested for parts or killed by tourists participating in “canned hunting,” The U.K Sun reports.
Those taking part in a canned hunt kill lions or tigers while they are in a cage and unable to move. Tourists can keep the head as a trophy.
The conditions for the animals are horrific, as images from the World Society for the Protection of Animals show stillborn and deformed cubs packed into tiny cages.
Those that survive have sight and hearing problems and are killed once they reach a certain age.
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Canned hunting is so popular that some tourists pay upwards of $30,000 to shoot and kill trapped rare breeds of lions.
If the big cats aren’t killed for sport, they are chopped up and harvested so the body parts can be used in traditional Chinese medicine.
The belief is the medicines made from these animals can cure many ailments, from arthritis to sexual dysfunction.
http://thesun.co.uk/news/9466838/big-cat-farms-medicine-killed-tigers
http://worldanimalprotection.org.uk...rmed-bone-wine-and-other-traditional-medicine
http://torontosun.com/news/world/inbred-lions-and-tigers-killed-for-sport-and-chinese-medicine
 

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There's a guy out there named "Buffalo Bill" who is sewing a suit made of tanned women hides down in his basement.
She's got a nice hide!
You're just out to trick her and steal her gun...
;)
so you can go play base(ment) ball.
 

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*sigh* It may be too late for that type of large scale intervention.
 

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Watched it decades before we moved to Vernon. Anthony Perkins?
Perhaps, if your memory weren't failing, you would understand my reference to "Buffalo Bill" and what he was making.

Senility is taking it's toll.
 

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OUTRAGE: French couple sell business after big game hunting images surface
Aidan Wallace
Published:
July 11, 2019
Updated:
July 11, 2019 4:48 PM EDT
Jacques and Martine Alboud pose with a leopard they killed on a big game safari in Tanzania in 2014. Facebook
It’s not a good look.
Photos have surfaced showing a French couple posing with the corpses of several animals they hunted in Tanzania in 2014.
The images have caused outrage and the married couple, Jacques and Martine Alboud, have been forced to sell their supermarket franchise in L’Arbresle, France after being subject to boycotts, death threats, and condemnation from the supermarket’s parent company, Super U, the Daily Mail reports.
A hippo is one of the several animals Jacques Alboud hunted while on safari in Tanzania during 2014. (Facebook) Facebook
The Albouds are seen in the images posing with the dead animals, which include what appears to be a leopard, hippo, buffalo, and several more.
A Super U spokesperson said they oppose the couple’s activities and that their behaviour is “in total opposition with the values defended by us.”
The spokesperson also told the Daily Mail: “We condemn them even if they are private activities,” adding the couple “will leave (the company) with immediate effect.”
Jacques and Martine Alboud pose with their safari hunting group and the corpse of what appears to be a hartebeest. Facebook
While the Albouds declined to comment when contacted by French media, a testimonial from them can be found on the safari organizer’s website.
According to the Daily Mail, the testimonial gives “Thanks to Clinton for his passion and his patience which allowed me to have such a successful, beautiful and fun safari, with top leopard and top crocodile,” and also “We will be back with Pierré and Clinton van Tonder!”
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Hunting packages offered by Pierre van Tonder Big Game Safaris range from $17,000 per person up to $43,000.
Prices for individual trophies are staggering as well.
Killing a leopard will cost the hunter $7,000, $3,400 for a hippo, and $3,800 for a crocodile.

http://dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7236651/Husband-wife-hunters-France-forced-sell-outcry.html
http://pvt-hunting-safaris.com
http://torontosun.com/news/world/ou...usiness-after-big-game-hunting-images-surface
 

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'A MONSTER LION': Canadian couple kiss over lion's corpse they shot on safari
Aidan Wallace
Published:
July 15, 2019
Updated:
July 15, 2019 1:40 PM EDT
Darren and Carolyn Carter posing as they kiss over the dead lion they killed on safari. Facebook
Their fate was sealed with a kiss.
A storm of public outrage occurred over a photo of a Canadian couple smooching over the dead carcass of a lion they killed on safari.
The couple from Edmonton, Alta., took part in a big game hunting and photography safari organized by Legelela Safaris in South Africa where they killed the large lion, The Mirror reports.
The couple, Darren and Carolyn Carter, run a taxidermy business called Solitude Taxidermy out of Spruce Grove, Alta., and describe themselves and their friends on their website as “conservationists and entertainers.”
The kissing photo in question was captioned: “Hard work in the hot Kalahari sun … well done. A monster lion.”
When asked why the couple chose to kiss over the dead lion, Darren told The Mirror: “We aren’t interested in commenting on that at all. It’s too political.”
On their website, the couple provides links to a variety of taxidermy and safari companies they have dealt with stating: “The guides listed here are people who we have had a fabulous time with.”
The website also notes the Carter’s “Holidays are spent either hunting or going to taxidermy seminars.”
Disturbing and graphic promotional videos on the Legelela Safaris website show animals being shot, including one particularly stomach-churning clip of what appears to be a leopard being killed while it relaxes in a tree.
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Check out our promo add that good friend Matt Depeel of parkland outdoors helped… https://t.co/kkSC0nBbse
— Solitude Taxidermy (@SolitudeTX) January 24, 2018
Legelela Safaris also posts photos on their website showing the proud, happy hunters posing with the corpses of their kills.
According to The Mirror, Legelela Safaris declined to comment on the situation.
The Carters are feeling the blowback from the photo online though.
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They made their Instagram account private since news outlets picked up on the photo and many Facebook users took to the couple’s Facebook page to show their disgust.
One Facebook user commented: “Evil pair. Why would you kill beautiful animals,” with another saying, “You guys are disgusting so-called human beings.”

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