SUBJECT: “Videos showing illegal and cruel examples of trophy hunting in Tanzania”
DOCUMENT DESCRIPTION: Leak (Grade 1)
COLLECTION DATE: May 05, 2016
ACTION: Shared with the public and the media
ATTACHMENTS: Videos showing illegal and cruel actions during trophy hunting in Tanzania.
About the videos (note by WildLeaks)
WildLeaks received videos showing illegal and cruel examples of trophy hunting in Tanzania, committed by the safari company Green Mile. Among the shocking violations in the Green Mile videos are hunting with automatic weapons, having children hunt with automatic weapons, gunning down fleeing animals from moving cars, capturing baby animals and torturing dying ones, and using bait and lights at night to attract unsuspecting animals. The video was brought to parliament and became a national sensation.
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