”It goes without saying that the import of animal body parts as trophies should be banned outright by the British Government. I'm really shocked that they haven't already done it, in truth, the whole world should do it.” Dr. Brian May, Founder of Save Me Trust.

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The most extreme version of trophy hunting is “Canned Hunting”. The animals which are born in captivity are taken away from their mothers within hours of being born so they can be used in petting zoos. When they become of age, they then spend the rest of their life in caged compounds waiting to be released into a larger compound for the so

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I shared the outrage of many of my constituents when earlier in the summer, Cecil the Lion was killed by a “trophy hunter”. I am grateful to those who contacted me then, and indeed since, asking me to support legislation to ban the import of hunted remains such as skin, skulls and teeth.

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Cecil’s Legacy is Cecil’s Law 

The killing of Cecil the Lion lured from his home in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park by American trophy hunter Walter Palmer in July this year, shocked and outraged people around the world. Cecil was a popular figure within the park, head of his own pride and the subject of a research project by Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation

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We would like to see Cecil's Law prevent the import of any trophy into the UK - it would stop hunters importing trophies back to the UK. We want to introduce legislation that would make animal heads, skins, claws and teeth effectively contraband. In the outrage that followed the illegal slaughter of Cecil, we found out that Britain has allowed the importation of lion trophies with the correct paperwork.

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After the senseless vanity killing of Cecil's son Xanda, just two years after Cecil's death, we must have a new law. That law is Cecil's Law. Cecil’s Law will stop hunters importing their gruesome trophies back to Britain. We are calling on

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Today, checking on the situation regarding the Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion, I discovered that a rival male has killed one of Cecil’s cubs who were abandoned by Cecil’s brother, Jericho. Almost certainly the other cubs will be killed as well. This is what lions do

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Blood Lions follows acclaimed environmental journalist and safari operator Ian Michler, along with Rick Swazey - an American hunter - on their journey to uncover the realities about the multi-million dollar predator breeding and canned lion hunting industries in South Africa. It's immoral, unethical, against the animals welfare and has no place in this century.

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Trophy hunting: who benefits? Trophy hunting only benefits the fat cat hunting operators. On September 2nd, Melissa Simpson (Director of Science-Based Wildlife Conservation at the Safari Club International) placed an Opinion Piece in the National Geographic Daily News entitled “African Lions Should Not be Listed as Endangered". "Unless this continues, lions will go extinct".

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