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Donald Trump's Sons

Ignite War

Over Animal Butchery

3/12/2012 11:47 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Donald Trump's two sons went on a big game hunt in Africa, and the carnage they wrought has triggered outrage by wildlife enthusiasts. 

Donald's sons -- Donald Jr. and Eric -- went on a hunting safari in Zimbabwe a year ago this month, and proudly showed off their trophy kills -- including an elephant, crocodile, kudu, civet cat and water buck. 

In one shot, Donald Jr. is holding a dead elephant's tail in one hand and a knife which appears to have cut off the tail in another.

A wildlife enthusiast's website has just created a YouTube video of the slaughter expressing outrage.

As for Donald Trump, he tells TMZ, "My sons love hunting. They're hunters and they've become good at it.  I am not a believer in hunting and I'm surprised they like it."

Trump added, "I know that anything they did was 100% OK in terms of the hunting community."

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Bob22    

Are you stuffing your face a burger or chicken sandwich? That's murder, too. If Elephant sandwich tasted any good, you'd be stuffing your face with that, too.

957 days ago
92.

Nann    

By doing a search you can see the other wildlife they killed. They pose with them as if this makes them "real men".
Sickening.
They could use their money to protect animals.

957 days ago
93.

Pat    

These guy's are a couple of *****'s. I'm sure that they're "Big Game Hunt/ Safari" consisted of about 50 or so acres of land that was fenced in and loaded with 100's of animals. I'm sure they were driven to an ideal location where they either put food out or salt sticks to attract the "wild animals", then they were handed loaded guns and took the kill shots that no one could miss. All so they could mount some heads on their den walls and have some bragging rights; even though they don't deserve them.

957 days ago
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ARX77    

I am a hunter and do not agree with killing endangered animals such as elephants or lions... But these type of hunts are done on private reserves and the animals are bread on the reserve and they are not killing animals simply out of the wild. these type of hunts cost A LOT of money which helps out the economy in these areas

957 days ago
95.

Sarafina    

Elephants are beautiful, intelligent creatures...unlike the disgusting things that slaughtered them.

957 days ago
96.

Jodi    

Unless an animal is charging you and your life is in danger or a person has no other way to get food in order to live there is absolutely no reason to hunt down and kill an animal.

957 days ago
97.

tucker    

Killing an elephant for fun? Let's hope these dirtbags get the bad karma back in spades. I wouldn't shed a tear if someone did the same to one of them.

957 days ago
98.

Debs626    

Another reason to hate those malicious, disgusting Trumps. Just goes to show you all of the money in the world can't buy you class and diginity. Would love to see this ugly son of his with his head cut off and an elephant holding it up.

957 days ago
99.

Jem    

They pictured themselves with dead animals, smiling? These two might be sociopaths.

957 days ago
100.

wiels    

The meat isn't wasted. It goes to the african tribes.

957 days ago
101.

Aleese    

WOW! I have just decided that I will NEVER watch, buy, etc anything with the Trump name! The family has millions apon millions of dollars and this is what you chose to do with your spare time.. Despicable!

957 days ago
102.

Mimi    

Count me in as another who has no problem with hunting for food, for culling herds, for protection, etc. None of those apply here (OK maybe they can eat the kudu and water buck). There is no justification for this type of "hunt".

957 days ago
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the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

You know they have a name for people who kill animals for fun--serial killer.

957 days ago
104.

Adrienne    

lets lock them in a small room with lorena bobbit!!!

957 days ago
105.

wiels    

The meat isn't wasted. They get to keep a little of the meat but the majority of it goes to the tribes.

957 days ago
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