cecil the lion
The League Against Cruel Sports has called on all MEPs to take Cecil's death as a watershed moment and act. As the EU cannot directly affect the laws of other countries (big game hunting remains legal in 23 African states) we propose that the best way to address this here is to restrict demand.
The latest shock-stunt by a Halloween costume company sees Cecil the Zimbabwean Lion made part of a 'killer' costume, which
Reportedly Allen Tarpley's nine-year-old child posing with a gun and a dead lioness The picture above is believed to feature
Walter Palmer is back. Or at least his dental practice in Bloomington, Minnesota has reopened, replete with a newly hired
Here's a question. Three months ago, had you heard of Cecil the Lion? I certainly hadn't, and I doubt that many, outside of the Oxford-based group that studied him, would have been able to pick him out of a watering-hole police line-up. The digital news revolution is characterised by this sort of story.
"I had no idea that the lion I took was a known, local favorite, was collared and part of a study until the end of the hunt
Have you heard enough about Cecil yet? No?! Well, read on! The other day I got into what you might call a very minor spat
Killing animals for fun has certainly been on the news a lot these last few weeks, with a not very loved American dentist
As the largest carnivore left in Britain, foxes play an essential role in regulating ecosystems and controlling rodent populations in urban environments. As the wave of tolerance and coexistence sweeps the globe, we will work to ensure foxes get the respect they deserve and look forward to a day when the cruel and needless killing of a fox sparks as much public outrage as the killing of Cecil.
The death of Cecil the lion has caused global public outrage, the like of which has never been seen before. On World Lion Day it is also important to remember the many thousands of lions whose welfare, and perhaps very existence, remain under threat from the unethical tourism taking place in Africa today.