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After Cecil, some air freight carriers still accept animal trophies

After Cecil, some air freight carriers still accept animal trophies

In the wave of public outrage over the killing of a Zimbabwe lion by an American trophy hunter, Delta and American airlines both announced recently that they would no longer transport animal trophies. The carriers added their names to the list of airlines and air freight companies banning the transportation of hunting trophies, including Emirates SkyCargo, Air France, KLM, British Airways, Lufthansa, Iberia, IAG Cargo, DHL Express and Qatar Airways. The outrage was fueled by the death of a lion known as Cecil that was allegedly lured from a protective preserve with bait and wounded by the American hunter with a bow and arrow. The lion  wandered for 40 hours before the hunter shot it...

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