Polar bear trophy hunters posing by bloodied beasts in the Arctic are being advertise £36,000 hunts

Mail Online | 7/27/2019 | Milly Vincent For Mailonline
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Sickening photos of trophy hunters with the bodies of slaughtered polar bears are being used to advertise hunt exhibitions costing thousands, with 'high success rates and good trophy quality' promised.

In hunt trips organised for the purpose killing a specific species to add to their mantel, blood thirsty hunters stalk the large prey in their natural habitat, taking an easy shot.

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Often trophy hunters will then remove body parts of the defeated animal, sometimes illegally transporting them home to the UK or USA to be preserved and displayed in their homes.

Experts reveal 5,000 of the beasts have been killed for the sport in the Arctic circle in recent years.

Attempts - 'trophies - UK - Mirror

Since 1995 there have been 17 attempts to import polar bear 'trophies' into the UK, reports The Mirror.

An increase in the number of specialist hunting firms offering trips to the Arctic circle directly above Canada to customers in the UK, U.S. and China, is thought to have lead to the disturbing trend.

Eduardo - Gonçalves - Founder - Campaign - Ban

Eduardo Gonçalves, Founder of the Campaign to Ban Trophy Hunting, told The Mirror: 'It is well known polar bears are in serious danger of becoming extinct because of climate change.

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