21 Apr '12, 12am

Spain’s King Hunts Elephants While His People Suffer | Care2 Causes

Spain’s King Hunts Elephants While His People Suffer | Care2 Causes

Just weeks after the World Wildlife Federation (WWF) blew the whistle on the slaughter of half the elephants in Cameroon ’s Bouba N’Djida reserve, Juan Carlos , the king of Spain, has apologized for going elephant hunting in Botswana. The Spanish people might never have learned of his expedition had he not fallen. When he had to be airlifted home to have his broken hip repaired, the story leaked. The king’s embarrassment was unrelated to hunting elephants, a sport he has enjoyed before. Instead, he was trying to stave off criticism for squandering thousands of dollars at a time when the country’s unemployment is at 24% and its economy in tatters. (Estimates on the cost of the trip vary widely, from $24,500 to $65,000.) The incident angered Spain’s animal rights community. It also embarrassed the WWF , which has has been working for 40 years to conserve forest and savanna e...

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