Hunters’ Answer to Cecil The Lion Outrage Is That We Create 53,000 Jobs

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  • Trophy hunting in Africa earns $426 million: Safari Club
  • Cecil the Lion’s death caused backlash against hunting

Cecil the Lion in happier times

Source: Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority via EPA

Hunters who travel to Africa to shoot big game had been keeping a low profile in the aftermath of global outrage provoked by the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe last year. Now they’re fighting back.

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