Posts tagged "hunting"

US Huntress Poses With Her Kills

A huntress from Idaho has added her two cents to recent stories about Americans accused of hunting illegally in Africa—and attracted her share of outrage in return, the Telegraph reports. On July 25, Sabrina Corgatelli responded to the story of Cecil the lion’s death by posting photos on Facebook of her alongside her kills with…

Newser / August 3, 2015

Lion-Killing Dentist Walter Palmer Is Apparently Under Police Protection

Yet the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service says their attempts to contact him have failed!

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 30, 2015

People Horrified By The Death Of Cecil The Lion Are Leaving Scathing Yelp Reviews For Hunter’s Dental Practice

Yesterday, I wrote about the death of Cecil, Zimbabwe’s most famous lion, who was killed earlier this month after being lured off protected land and then shot with a bow and arrow by a Minnesota dentist and big game hunting enthusiast named Walter Palmer. Cecil was gravely injured but not killed by the shot, and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 29, 2015

Cecil, Zimbabwe’s Beloved Lion, Was Killed By A Minnesota Dentist

Earlier this month, animal lovers were heartbroken to learn that Cecil, a famous and beloved lion living in a protected area in Zimbabwe, had been killed under potentially unlawful circumstances. The gorgeous 13-year-old beast was believed to have been lured from his protected land and killed by big game hunters who get their rocks off…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 28, 2015

Meet Kendall Jones, The 19-Year-Old Cheerleader Who Hunts Rare Animals For Fun

For the last hour, I’ve been unable to scrape an image from my mind — a young, pretty, blonde woman wearing a camo T-shirt, her tan legs straddling the dead body of a beautiful, majestic lion. She’s pulling his head up so that the person taking the photo can get a good shot of hi…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 1, 2014

How They Fell In Love: He Accidentally Shot Her In The Leg

“It’s like a modern version of how a caveman used to bash a woman over the head with a club. These days, they just shoot her in the leg,” said Rachel Mayo Greer of how her sister Audrey Mayo and her boyfriend Tyler Webb fell in love. Sounds awfully romantic…

Ami Angelowicz / December 9, 2013

Crap Dude Of The Day: NBA’s Chris Kaman Tweets Photos Of Himself With Dead Bobcat

Chris Kaman is the center forward for the New Orleans Hornets basketball team, apparently one of the worst teams in the league. Last night, the Hornets played against the Charlotte Bobcats, and Chris thought that he would use an age old intimidation tactic to scare his opponents: Twitter. So he posted a couple of photo…

Julie Gerstein / March 13, 2012

Miranda Lambert Shot Own Venison, Shopped At WalMart For Wedding

Country stars Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton, who you can currently see on “The Voice,” are getting hitched this weekend. And their tweets about their wedding preparations are kind of refreshing. “I am so excited,” Miranda wrote on Wednesday. “Got nails touched up. One last wal mart (sic) run and I should be good!” The…

PETA Blasts Sarah Palin For Killing A Caribou On Her Show

Sarah seems to think that resorting to violence and blood and guts may lure people into watching her boring show. But the ratings remain as dead as the poor animals she shoots.”

PETA vice president Dan Matthews sounds off on the scene in Sunday night’s “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” where Mama Grizzly downs a caribou.

Kate Torgovnick/ / December 7, 2010

Sarah Palin Proves She’s A Pistol-Packing Mama

Sarah Palin the hunter is even more disturbing than Sarah Palin the politician. I will have nightmares about the look on her face when that caribou falls. And then the snapshot she takes while holding the dead animal’s head upright? NO! All to impress her daddy. [BuzzFeed]…

Ami Angelowicz / December 6, 2010