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When Melissa Bachman posted a photo to her Facebook page, smiling proudly with a dead lion, the world was outraged. Even though Melissa was inundated with anti-hunting abuse forcing her to remove herself from certain social media channels, it seems there is another happy huntress willing to take her place – and this self proclaimed “conservationist” seems focussed on canned hunting notoriety. Sad but true.

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Meet Kendall Jones, with her good looks, large weapon and very own dead lion she seems to be the next Melissa Bachman. With regards to the social media backlash Kendall has got so far she responds, “All the anti-hunters posting negative comments and sharing my photos on their page has helped me get over 600 new likes in the past 48 hours! Way to go!”. And just like Melissa, this Texas lass has signed a contract to host a TV show in 2015 on the Sportsman Channel pursuing her “hunting adventures”. We had a look at her public figure Facebook Page and found the following photos there:

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According to Kendall’s Facebook page the first animal Kendall Jones ever shot was a white rhino with a .416 Remington at age 13. At age 14 she shot her first elephant with a shot from a .416 Remington and finished it off with her dad’s .470 Nitro Express. Along with the elephant she also shot a charging Cape buffalo and a huge maned lion and two weeks later she returned to Africa where she shot a leopard, and also took down a hippo. In her words, she shot, “6 of the Dangerous 7 at the age of 14!”

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A few years on and Kendall is pictured with a hunted lion, elephant and leopard. About this photo she says, “I am truly grateful to be able to enjoy such a great hunt while at the same time donating the meat to the local people and putting money into wildlife conservation.” Of her leopard hunt she comments, “First dangerous 7 game down!! One of the prettiest animals in all of the land!”

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