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Cater to bears, not trophy hunters: My Word

Cater to bears, not trophy hunters: My Word

People worldwide are reacting with outrage over the illegal killing of Cecil the lion in Africa. A spotlight now shines on the barbaric subculture of trophy hunting, and it couldn't be at a more crucial time for one of Florida's iconic species, our bears. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is selling permits for the first bear hunt in 21 years. One of those permits has gone to outspoken rock musician Ted Nugent, one of the few people to publicly defend Cecil's poacher. This is the same Ted Nugent who was convicted of poaching animals in at least two other states. Nugent's involvement in the trophy hunting debate adds to the sad spectacle of the...

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