The killing of Cecil the Lion demonstrated the reality of “Big Five” trophy hunting, and struck a chord with the world’s conscious.
The fact is that trophy hunting is not only legal, but encouraged in countries as a means of making money. As the adage goes “Money Talks”.
With public criticism and disdain for the hunts, money is undoubtedly the bottom line with the recent decisions of seven major airlines, who declared they will no longer transport animal parts on their flights. No airline wants to be seen as complicit in the practice.
This is an example of how public opinion and pressure can fuel change. YOUR voice, YOUR choices do have an impact.
This is a major victory, and we commend the following airlines for taking a stand: