Safari Club Will Probe Sale of Captive-Bred Lion Hunts

The group had previously issued public assurances that so-called canned hunts wouldn’t be sold at its events.

  • Published 14 February 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — A trophy-hunting group says it has launched an ethics investigation following the release of undercover video showing vendors at its recent convention promoting trips to shoot captive-bred lions in Africa. Safari Club International CEO W. Laird Hamberlin vowed swift action to ensure exhibitors at the group’s annual convention “operate in full compliance with SCI’s policies.” The group had previously issued public assurances that so-called canned hunts wouldn’t be sold at its events.… Read at AP News