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Donald Trump Jr.

Yes, I Killed Those Animals

... and I'm PROUD of It!

3/12/2012 2:35 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Donald Trump Jr. says he bears NO SHAME for slaughtering a bunch of exotic animals in Africa last year ... claiming all of his kills were used to feed local villagers.

TMZ broke the story ... DTJ is coming under fire for a series of pics which show him posing with his brother in front of several dead animals after a hunt last year -- even showing off a severed elephant tail.

Now, Trump Jr. is DEFENDING the hunt on Twitter ... writing, " I have no shame about [the pics]. I HUNT & EAT game ... I'm a hunter, for that I make no apologies."

He explained, "I can assure you it was not wasteful ... the villagers were so happy for the meat which they don't often get to eat. Very grateful."

"These are not endangered animals as an fyi."

As TMZ previously reported, Donald's sons -- Donald Jr. and Eric -- went on a hunting safari in Zimbabwe a year ago this month, and killed an elephant, crocodile, kudu, civet cat and waterbuck.

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bambam4LSU     

uh cindy,,, buy food???????? WT- F... what meat fish and chicken,, beef on weekends... clueless F ing clusless

934 days ago
92.

mrsschrute    

The Trump boys all have tiny little johnsons. This is why they feel the need to show off, grandstand, and kill. Just ask their ex wives.

934 days ago
93.

ginny    

idiots both

934 days ago
94.

quezcotl    

I can understand why people get upset, im 25, and my oldest daughter is 6-year-old, I took her pet rabbit and made her watch as I shot it and then I made her eat it.
Its very important we teach our fellow people where our meat comes from. and yes, im swedish, and no, I dont live in the country side. I have a house here in the capital in Stockholm. And yes, mayby it was wrong to make her eat her pet rabbit, but Donald JR is right, this is food.

934 days ago
95.

wiptidoo    

Someone should hunt THEM! Rich idiots!

934 days ago
96.

John    

I don't have a problem with them hunting wild game as long as they spend an equal number of days alone and unarmed in the wilderness allowing the animals a turn to hunt them.

934 days ago
97.

MRo    

Disgusting. I hope they all die the same way they killed innocent animals. I know that these boys must be trying to prove they are men since they ride their father's coattails but a real man is kind to animals. I will not watch the stupid show ever again. I would kick their asses if I could right now. What makes someone think that they can just go with a weapon and kill an animal. Grow a **** boys!!!

934 days ago
98.

INeverLie    

Disgusting killing helpless animals. We were put on this earth as guardians for the defenseless. I am horrified and have no respect for the man and his family. Put him out there without a gun and watch him cry.

934 days ago
99.

Tee    

Gee. aren't we tough? lol

934 days ago
100.

Frank    

This is disgusting and Donald Trump should be ashamed.

934 days ago
101.

Tee    

Hey tough guys...bring back a pelt for dad's head.

934 days ago
102.

Ray    

all the haters out there,where do you think your food come from.

934 days ago
103.

Chet    

"Yes, I Killed Those Animals ... and I'm PROUD of It!" You're disgusting!

934 days ago
104.

JACKIE    

JERK !!!!!

934 days ago
105.

Sandra     

This guy is a total ass!!! These poor animals are dead for a pathetic show of bravado!!! Karma will get this ignorant jerk!!!!!

934 days ago
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