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This is just mind boggling.

I can’t for the life of me understand why anyone in their right mind would get satisfaction from harming these beautiful Leopards.

It really makes my blood boil.

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The money required to purchase a hunting license like that often goes directly into conservation efforts. Many people across the world are unwilling to donate to conservation organizations, so they have to rely on the income from people buying hunting licenses as that’s sometimes the only money that goes into wildlife conservation. This same concept is why wildlife sanctuaries (especially ‘exotic’ species) will hold auctions for a one-time permit to hunt one specific animal, such as the woman who hunted that huge male lion last year. She spent thousands of dollars for the permit to hunt one African lion, and that money will go towards saving hundreds more lions as well as other species. There is a balance in trophy hunting. Poaching is the problem, not responsible hunting.

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