27 Apr '14, 8pm

Usa, polemiche per la scandalosa foto del senatore rep con la pelle di #tigre @ecorazzi

Usa, polemiche per la scandalosa foto del senatore rep con la pelle di #tigre @ecorazzi

Although it may, technically, be legal to own the skin of a tiger that was killed before the ban took place, concerned citizens have pointed out that the Senator’s picture still raises ethical questions. Although Cruz’s spokesperson claims that the photo was posted as a joke, this poor attempt at humor may encourage others around the world to follow his lead and purchase a skin of their own. A rising demand would not only impact the price of legal skins, but would encourage the illegal hunting of living tigers as poachers seek to turn a larger profit.

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2014/04/27/senator-ted-cruz-posts...

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