Biggest elephant killed in Africa for almost 30 years …

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Fri, 2015-10-16 12:37 by Hans

brings back memories of Cecil the lion

Exclusive: German hunter pays nearly £40,000 to shoot one of the largest elephants ever seen in Zimbabwe, while conservationists and safari guides mourn the loss of ‘magnificent’ animal

By Peta Thornycroft, and Aislinn Laing in Johannesburg
12:08PM BST 16 Oct 2015

Read the complete article in The Telegraph

It is an image that will haunt conservationists: one of Africa’s most majestic creatures lying dead on the ground as a white Western hunter poses proudly by its side. …