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Hunting Trophy Giraffes For Sport - Cost: $15,000 | Care2 Causes

Hunting Trophy Giraffes For Sport - Cost: $15,000 | Care2 Causes

Tourist trophy hunters are paying thousands of dollars to go to countries in Africa and shoot giraffes with high-powered guns and bows, just for sport. Slaughtering giraffes? Those beloved gentle giants? Tourists Paying Up To $15,000 For The Chance To Kill A Giraffe From The Daily Mail : Hunters pay up to a whopping £10,000 for the the chance to slay them – preferring bulls because they are the biggest. Safari clubs and game reserves ask for a £1,500 trophy fee, and then add on rates for guides and trackers costing around £1,000 per day. The hunts typically last three-to-five days and see tourists using .458 Winchester Magnum rifles to kill the animals. With most hunters flying to Africa from their homes in Europe or America, the costs stretch into five figures. Trophy Giraffes By clicking here , you can see photos of big-spending men and women from around the world, who h...

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