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The Animal Shame Facebook group recently shared “the sickening footage of the shocking moment a sleeping elephant in Zimbabwe was woken up by American trophy hunters and shot before it had the chance to even get to its feet.”

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The killing was filmed as part of an American hunting TV show called Mojo Outdoors TV. Animal Shame commented that while pictures of the event had been shared previously, there was no video footage to accompany these and so they had been accused of lying. In fact they go on to say that the trophy hunting world, who often refer to themselves as gentlemen and sportsmen, replied back that “a trophy hunter would never do something like that”. This video makes one wonder what lengths hunters will go to for the sake of the “sport”.

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