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Why trophy hunting could be key to saving Africa’s wildlife

13 May 2023

4:00 PM

13 May 2023

4:00 PM

The lion or elephant in the photo should be stone-cold dead. The hunter posing with it should be ugly, fat and preferably American. Cue to social media outrage from celebrities, journalists and online nobodies. Few things generate more furious likes and retweets than old, white men killing African mega-fauna.

Yet, as Barack Obama once said: ‘This idea of purity and you’re never compromised … you should get over that quickly.

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