You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. Poaching of giraffes, which are killed for their hide, meat, bones, and tails, has increased across Africa. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. She said: “This is a part of the black giraffe that I shot, something I could take around with me, and have on my hunts.”, “I also have decorative pillows made out of him, and everybody loves them.”. A woman who sparked outcry when photographs of her posing with the corpse of 18-year-old giraffe she had shot went viral, has defended her actions and said she was carrying out “conservation”. “Legal hunting of giraffe is not a reason for their decline, despite the moral and ethical side of it which is a different story.”. Photos of a Kentucky woman posing with a black giraffe that she killed on a hunt last year have sparked outrage after an African news outlet shared the story. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. "Imagine a vet paying you to put down your dog and then taking a selfie next to the corpse. Ms Talley’s images seem to have gone largely unnoticed until they were recently posted by Africa Digest, a current Twitter handle that links to a news site, africlandpost.com, that appears not to have been updated for two years. She said: “We are preserving... we are managing herds, we're managing numbers of wildlife.”, Talley later added: “I am proud to be a hunter, and I'm proud to hunt, and I am proud of [killing] that giraffe.”. “If our so called governments can’t care for our wildlife then its time we stand up and responsibility of our continent, lands, resources and wildlife....share share share! It is a heartbreaking image. “The breed is not rare in any way other than it was very old. The huge blaze broke out overnight at the port of Ancona. Wealthy hunters, mostly from America, pay up to £60,000 to track and kill a fully grown elephant. Spotted this rare black giraffe bull and stalked him for quite a while. 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The American who shot and killed a black giraffe during a 2018 South African hunting trip described it as “delicious.” On June 2, 2018, Breitbart News reported Tess Talley shot the black giraffe and then faced a major social media backlash. Nikki Tate, a 27-year-old lawyer and “ethical hunter” from Texas, triggered outrage and received death threats last year, after she posted pictures with her kills. Tess Thompson Talley, who lives in Kentucky, posted the images of herself with the animal taken during a hunting trip to South Africa last year. Ricky Gervais tweeted sarcastically: "Well done. She posted pictures of her posing next to … With joy in her black heart and a beaming smile she lies next to the dead carcass of a *rare* black giraffe in South Africa. Ms Talley could not he immediately contacted for comment. 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A SHAMELESS trophy hunter who caused outrage after she killed a rare black giraffe has said ate the animal and turned its skin into a gun case. Some nations completely outlaw big game hunting. “They glide across the plains, like liquid; awe inspiring creatures who spend their days eating leaves and caring for their young. “They could become extinct,” he said. American huntress kills rare black giraffe, eats it and even makes a gun case out of its skin: 'He was delicious' Tess Thompson Talley, 38, received death threats in July last year after photos of her posing with a black giraffe she had killed in South Africa went viral on social media Please share,” read the post by Africa Digest. The gentle animal was shown slumped over behind the woman. In 2015, Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer was internationally scorned after killing the celebrated Cecil the Lion near a national park in Zimbabwe. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. As part of the segment Talley was seen at her home in Odessa, Texas, dressed in camouflage gear and shown killing a wildebeest on a wildlife ranch. He was over 18 years old, 4000 lbs. Talley then displayed the gun case she had made, using the dead giraffe’s skin. And still, we allow spoilt c**** to pay money to shoot them with a bow and arrow for fun.”, Lisa Lange, a senior vice president with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, said: "This woman's inability to relate to another living being, to reduce this magnificent wild animal to a corpse, and gloat over her ability to kill, then saying she is involved in “conservation” is like saying that killing some humans will solve world hunger.". Do you have a story for The Sun Online news team? 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Spotted this rare black giraffe bull and stalked him for quite awhile." There is no separate black giraffe species, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). American Tess Thompson Talley, 38, appeared on CBS to defend her actions after worldwide condemnation. I knew it was the one. Masks, which were already compulsory on public transport, in enclosed public spaces, and outdoors in Paris in certain high-congestion areas around tourist sites, were made mandatory outdoors citywide on August 28 to fight the rising coronavirus infections, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bows to the national flag at the start of a press conference at the prime minister official residence in Tokyo. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? Tess Thompson Talley/Facebook Trophy hunter Tess Talley hugs the body of the dead black giraffe she killed and thanks the Lord during a hunt in South Africa. An American hunter is pushing back against her critics after photos of her next to a giraffe she killed in South Africa triggered outrage. Spotted this rare black giraffe bull and stalked him for quite a while. I knew it was the one. For other inquiries, Contact Us. Big game hunting is permitted in most African nations because governments say the revenue it generates helps fund conservation efforts. However, for some reason it is OK to act this way because it’s hunting.”. Exclusive video shows the aftermath of recent killings. And he raged on Facebook: "I'm sick of Trophy Hunters trying to excuse their grim sport by saying they provide a service. Click here to upload yours. 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The star wrote: "With joy in her black heart and a beaming smile she lies next to the dead carcass of a *rare* black giraffe in South Africa. An American hunter has come in for criticism after posing with a rare black giraffe that she killed. “Prayers for my once in a lifetime dream hunt came true today,” Ms Talley, 37, wrote. The public was outraged at the latest trophy hunting display. "If they really wanted to do a good deed they would donate the money and NOT shoot the animal. It said: “White American savage who is partly a neanderthal comes to Africa and shoots down a very rare black giraffe courtesy of South Africa stupidity.". 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She said: "Fewer than 100,000 giraffes remain in the wild in Africa, and nearly 4,000 giraffe-derived trophies were imported into the US over the last decade. Actress Debra Messing called Talley a ‘murderer,” among other things: Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines. But to make threats to anyone because they don’t believe the way you do is completely unacceptable,” Ms Talley said. "They would be heroes then. As opposed to murdering scum.". “White American savage who is partly a Neanderthal comes to Africa and shoot down a very rare black giraffe courtesy of South Africa stupidity,” read the June 2018 tweet. However, in a statement to Fox News she defended her actions. The dead giraffe is curled up on the ground in souvenir photographs. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. You managed to shoot a stationery, 14ft peaceful creature with a high velocity rifle. of meat from him.” Talley said the giraffe’s death was part of a conservation hunt intended to control the amount of wildlife in the area. He was over 18 years old, 4,000 lbs. Tess Thompson Talley said the animal was old and not endangered, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. In 2018, South African news outlet Africland Post tweeted side-by-side photos of a woman posing with a dead black giraffe and a rifle in her left arm. Email us at tips@the-sun.co.uk or call 0207 782 4368. “Spotted this rare black giraffe bull and stalked him for quite a while. A female hunter identified by USA Today and other media outlets as Tess Thompson Talley of Kentucky stands proudly with a black giraffe she hunted, shot and killed in South Africa in June 2017. During the discussion Talley claimed her hunting trips were actually helping the animal world, rather than harming it. Actress and activist Debra Messing said Ms Talley was “a disgusting, vile, amoral, heartless, selfish murderer”. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. Omnion Cultural fights for the independence of Catalonia, The Moria refugee camp, two days after Greece's biggest migrant camp, was destroyed by fire. “Gone forever. and lets have a united voice against pillage of Africa, it’s the only home we have.”. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. 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