More fallout from the killing of Cecil the lion : Two major American airlines say people whose hobby is killing and beheading African wildlife will have to fly other carriers if they want to take the animal parts home with them. In a statement, Delta Air Lines said it has now...
On Monday, a little over a week after public outrage peaked over the death of Cecil the lion, Delta Airlines—the only American airline with direct routes between the U.S. and countries in Africa—announced a ban on transporting trophy kills. Read more...
Ugh, people sometimes. Sorry, “people” is probably too vague. Yes, people are terrible, a lot. Like the asshole dentist who illegally killed a beloved lion. And the vile lady who shot a “very dangerous” giraffe. And the horrible dude who grilled bacon on the end of his machine gun – who also happens to be running for president. Show More Summary
Millions mourned the slaughter of Cecil the lion. The killing of humble Cecil the human, just another gun murder in America, sparked no such outpouring.
Following the killing of African Lion Cecil, management at United Airlines and Delta Air Lines Inc. have announced the outright banning of big-game trophy transporation. “We felt it made sense to do so,” Charles Hobart, a United spokesman, said Monday. Show More Summary
“U.S. doctor kills lion” has become a recurrent phrase for Zimbabwe authorities who have revealed that another American doctor illegally killed a lion, this time in a bow-hunting expedition last April. As Zimbabwe seeks the extradition...Show More Summary
“Effective immediately, Delta will officially ban shipment of all lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies worldwide as freight,” the airline said in a statement Monday.
Former Detroit Lions running back Mel Farr died Monday. He was 70 years old. Paula Pasche of the Daily Tribune noted that the Lions confirmed his death late Monday night. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press passed along an updateShow More Summary
“He conducted his hunt in good faith and now he is being treated as if he is some criminal,” Headman Sibanda said of 68-year-old Jan Seski.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' biggest acquisition this offseason was No. 1 overall draft pick Jameis Winston, but they also invested in some blindside insurance with their following pick (No. 34 overall): former Penn State Nittany Lions tackle Donovan Smith. Show More Summary
We’re all upset that Cecil The Lion was killed, but the conversation is progressing beyond simple outrage. The biggest outdoor trade show is happening this week, so there’s tons of exciting new gear. And, climbing is getting high-tech research tools you can use from home. Here’s what’s new outside. Read more...
The anticipation for the Detroit Lions season is building with the kickoff of training camp. It's also ramped up the pressure for five players either on the cusp of the playing rotation or the roster. Queen might have been describing...Show More Summary
Amid the scandal over a dentist from Minnesota who killed the world famous Cecil the lion during an illegal hunt in Zimbabwe, authorities there are now alleging that a doctor from Pennsylvania also illegally killed an African lion.
In response to the uproar over the death of Cecil, Delta Airlines has announced that it will no longer ship hunting trophies that come from lions, leopards, elephants, rhinoceroses, and buffalo. Delta (the only American carrier that flies directly to Africa) joins Lufthansa, Emirates Airlines, and British Airways — all of whom... More »
Breaking News: Since the posting of this blog, Delta has announced a ban on the transport of trophies from lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards, and buffalo - the Africa Big 5. This is just as we'd hoped. We urge all other airlines to follow their lead. Show More Summary
Zimbabwe is now investigating a second American wanted for killing a lion: Pittsburgh doctor Jan Seski
Animal Planet expert Dave Salmoni warns sport that most recently claimed life of Cecil the lion has long-term effects on species
The uproar over the killing of a lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe by an American dentist, Dr. Walter Palmer, is further proof that secular society inevitably produces moral confusion. In
More than 200,000 people have signed a petition asking the White House to cooperate with efforts to “extradite Walter Palmer” — the Minneapolis-area dentist who killed Cecil the lion —
LOVING ANIMALS, LOVING PEOPLE: “Narcissism or the golden rule; Cecil the lion or America’s murdered babies; to dance round the golden calf of our own egos or to worship in the temple of true love,” Andrew Klavan writes. “In the media these last couple of weeks, we’ve seen what choice the powers-that-be would have us […]