Cecil the Lion
Franco Luis Ferrada survived his alleged suicide attempt, but now two lions are dead.
The Obama Administration Just Made It Virtually Impossible for Hunters to Import African Lion Trophies
The US Fish and Wildlife Service has put two sub-species of lion under federal endangered species protection five months after the killing of an iconic African lion set off global outrage.
Environment Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri says Walter Palmer had the necessary permits to legally hunt in Zimbabwe and would not seek to extradite the American dentist back to the country.
That doesn't really help his dental practice's dismal Yelp page, though.
An estimated 300 grizzly bears are killed in British Columbia through regulated hunts every year. The provincial government says there are a total of 15,000 grizzlies that live there, but that number has been widely disputed.
He was greeted by a mob of protestors and journalists.
Walter Palmer said he plans to return to his dental practice this week in a Minneapolis suburb, and stressed that he feels his hunt in Zimbabwe was legal.
Shipping companies are under scrutiny for transporting wildlife trophies.
About 300 grizzlies are hunted and killed every year in British Columbia, but activists say the culling is unnecessary and unethical.
The fierce battle between authorities and suspected poachers took place in Khulna's Koyra Upazila area on Sunday, said officials, and came as Bangladesh launches a crackdown on illegal hunting.
Animal activists get up in arms whenever meat-eaters mourn the death of, say, a famous lion instead of factory-farmed chickens. But this leaves animal activists looking like pro-human bigots.