Animals VS. Humans

Samantha Andrews November 2, 2015

A dentist paid 50,000 to go on a game hunt and killed a wildlife research they had been tracking since 2008. People protested about the animal. The dentist was being sent death threats and faced an online campaign. Africa had lost up to 60% of the animals because of people trying to hunt the animals. Africa set up rules for trophy hunting.

Detail 1: "A dentist from Minnesota—who had paid more than $50,000 for the chance to kill an African lion—wounded Cecil with a crossbow."

Detail 2: "The American dentist, Walter Palmer, who says he thought the hunt was legal, received death threats and faced an online campaign to have him extradited to Zimbabwe."

Detail 3:"Africa has lost up to 60 percent of its large wild animals in the past 40 years."

Detail 4: "set varying rules for trophy hunting."

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