Delta Bans Exotic Animal Trophy Shipments After Cecil The Lion

Delta is taking a stand against the slaughter of rare animals in Africa.

The airline announced on Monday that it would ban the shipment of all lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies worldwide as freight.

The move comes weeks after Cecil, a popular male lion beloved by tourists and locals in Zimbabwe, was lured from a national park and killed by Walter Palmer, a Minnesota dentist and hunter. Last week, police received the big cat’s decapitated head — kept in the home of Theo Bronkhorst, one of the hunt’s organizers — before it could be read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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