‘If we act on the premise that there is that of God in all creatures, we stand a chance.’
Why do people engage in trophy hunting?
Trophy hunting groups claim they are helping wildlife conservation and creating jobs for local people. Privately, they reveal their true motivations. They do it because they enjoy it and because they’re addicted to it. A British trophy hunter recently compared it to ‘mainlining on heroin’.
Over the past decade, 1.7 million animals have been killed by trophy hunters. That’s approximately one every three minutes. Some of our most endangered species are being shot every day just for ‘fun’.
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