Kentucky woman sparks outrage for killing giraffe in South Africa
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Paul Babaz, the president of the hunting canada goose black friday sale group Safari Club International, told CBS Newsthat hunting giraffes is legal in South Africa, with hunters paying between $2,000 and $3,000 per animal. Those funds, he said, go to communities and provide incentives to keep the animals from going extinct.
Safari Club International could not be reached Tuesday.
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“It is by far women that hunt who catch more grief from the ‘tolerant’ and ‘all loving’ animal rights activists. It’s sickening to the majority of people how women are treated all over the world, except in the case of women hunters,” she said, according to Today.
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