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Donald Trump's Sons

Reportedly Under Investigation

for Controversial Hunting Trip

3/25/2012 5:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Donald Trump's sons, Donald Jr. and Eric, are under investigation in Zimbabwe to determine if their hunting trip -- which made news when photos of the guys posing with dead animals surfaced last week -- was actually legal. 

The independent Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force said that Trump's sons used a South African safari firm that is not registered in Zimbabwe during their 2011 hunting trip. They reportedly killed an elephant, an endangered leopard, a buffalo, a crocodile and other "big game" animals.

The task force is currently investigating whether license and trophy fees were paid and if the South African firm had been cleared by Zimbabwe wildlife authorities to operate.

Donald Jr. tweeted after the photos became public, saying, "I'm a hunter, for that I make no apologies ... 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."

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46.

harvey    

lock these two losers up.....the animals they killed deserve to be in this world more than they do. trump is a loser.

880 days ago
47.

anti-animal killing    

"the villagers were so happy for the meat which they don't often get to eat. Very grateful." stated by D.Trumph

are you serious mr trumph greedy , mr trumph selfish and self centered ass. what are you doing to help mother nature or its people whether black or white start doing some progressive moves in life.
so what are you saying if your stupid ass son didnt came and kill the innocent survival animals the villagers wouldnt eat that type of meat. bull ****.

880 days ago
48.

Angela    

Why did he have to go over there and kill those beautiful animals? That is ridiculous especially endangered animals. Disgusting!!!

880 days ago
49.

mrs.chanel    

I would like to do this to hm and his father! Two big DOUCHEBAGS LOSER!

880 days ago
50.

fahq    

Donald and Eric........you're fired!!!

880 days ago
51.

Terry VanRensburg    

I am from Zimbabwe and we do not need the Trump boys to come and feed us with meat from animals in our own backyard! get off your high horse and realise that you are not the saviour of the world!

880 days ago
52.

tumh2o    

Trumps are not the problem.. Zimbabwe allows hunting operators to take unsustainable quotas of big game animals.. I work for wildlife agency in the us that spends a lot of money on population management and would love to see 3rd world countries manage as efficiently as we do..

880 days ago
53.

littledevilishcutie    

let me get this straight.....endangered, meaning on the verge of extinction, leopard is killed and this is ok as long as a trophy fee is paid, its nice to see that money can buy anything, including the right to slaughter an animal who's entire species is hanging by a thread.....nice

880 days ago
54.

Sam Karr    

sorry about your ****, Trump Jr.

880 days ago
55.

Laura Burns    

TMZ...Pleasssssseeee do not let this story die. They need to be held accountable for their disgusting behavior.

880 days ago
56.

Truth    

The "independent" Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force are just a bunch of anti-hunting zealots. PETA in South Africa. They have no legal jurisdiction just like PETA does not. They can just whine like PETA does.

880 days ago
57.

arale norimaki    

send them to iran to fight for america

880 days ago
58.

Manny    

Cowards & pathetic human beings.

880 days ago
59.

Chuck    

What's the controversy here? there are enough WB's in Africa to feed the world. And they have no other value. Good for the Trump's. They didn't feed the world but they fed a few...

880 days ago
60.

Jessica    

how very f8cking sad.....with all your priviledges you should know better....endangered species....really?

880 days ago
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