Movement to save grizzly bears from hunters scores a victory

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Thomas Mangelsen who brought fame to “Grizzly 399″, a female Yellowstone bear with her three cubs now recognized all over the world, has been selected to receive a hunting license in Wyoming. The photographer was one of 7,000 hopeful lottery applicants to appear on the “Issuance List” released on Thursday by the state’s Game and Fish Department. However, unlike the majority of entrants in Yellowstone’s first bear hunt in nearly half a century, Mangelsen hopes to tag his catch in a photo rather than… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Hunters issued permits to import lion trophies to United States

A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) has revealed that the U.S. government has issued over three dozen permits allowing trophy parts hunted from lions to be brought back into the United States from Africa. The hunters’ allowance of trophy elephant tusks was already set back in March 2018. The 38 permits issued to 33 lion hunters between 2016-2018 sanction the import of these trophy hunts undertaken in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, Tanzania, Namibia and South Africa on a case by case basis. Both animals… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building