Animals are not there for our sport, or to be killed for our pleasure. They are part of their environment and we should leave them alone.
· 9 in 10 voters back an immediate ban on trophies
· British trophy hunters kill lions – many of them bred in captivity and shot in enclosures.
· They also shoot leopards, giraffes and endangered polar bears.
· British trophy hunters are among the world’s biggest elephant hunters.
· Hundreds of animals have been killed by British trophy hunters since the Government announced its pledge to ban trophies in the 2019 Queen’s Speech.
· 40,000+ submissions were made to the Government’s public consultation on trophy hunting, including from scientists, wildlife experts, and people in Africa. Almost 9 in 10 backed a ban.