Kenya Announces Death Penalty for Poachers
Kenya, as you know, is the home of some of the great exotic animals. Elephants, rhinos, cheetahs and giraffes and just some of the endangered species in Kenya. Elephants and rhinos are the most endangered because of their tusks and horns which make them prime targets for poachers.
It's illegal to kill the endangered animals in Kenya, and the Widlife Conservation Act put in the books in 2013, carries a life sentence and $200,000 fine.
This has not been as effective as hoped, so now poachers in Kenya will face the death penalty.
I would hope this will also bring an end to trophy hunting. Maybe they should mount trophy hunters on plaques and hang them on the wall.
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