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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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91.

BeHonest    

Like father like son, dump rich people do dump rich things and try to justify it! Morons.

756 days ago
92.

Cindy    

There's killing for food, and there's killing because you like it. Killing an elephant, especially, is just horrible to me. I want him to go down. Those beautiful animals...just makes me sick.

756 days ago
93.

Redz    

Why is this even a story on TMZ?

What's the matter TMZ? Lindsey, Paris, Nicole and Britney stopped giving your Paparazzi, their after-party, up-skirt, gash close-ups, so now you have to find something else to harp on to try to get people to view this site?

Your site at least had its purpose back then, instead of aimlessly wandering around looking for something to make a BFD out of.

756 days ago
94.

fifi    

This miserable little punk murdered an endangered leopard!?! Really, these wastes of space have showed their absolute lack of human decency.

755 days ago
95.

robert    

Oh, please. Are they suggesting the natives can't kill their own food? These overly entitled rich brats did nothing spectacular for humanity, but they certainly managed to further deplete the gene pools of of several endangered species. They make me sick.

755 days ago
96.

robert    

Oh, please. Are they suggesting the natives can't kill their own food? These overly entitled rich brats did nothing spectacular for humanity, but they certainly managed to further deplete the gene pools of of several endangered species. They make me sick.

755 days ago
97.

elin    

S***BAG DOUCHE BAG!

755 days ago
98.

outtokill\    

hey all you animal lovers and ignorant people out their...
the villagers cant hunt there own meat a--
holes. the mostly rely on safari hunts to provide it....if they could hunt they would not be starving to death by the thousands,....get the right info before you spout off....go walk a mile in these villagers shoes before you speak agin on the subject...good job guys filled some bellies with fresh meat.and they eat cat also

754 days ago
99.

outtokill\    

all you city slikers get off your high horse...just because you shop at the store for your goods , some people rely on safari hunters for theirs. dont see to many over weight fat ass lazy folk in africa..because there is no food ...they cannot kill themselves so safari hunters money and the animals they kill feed them ..if you dont believe it go for yourselves and see...o that means you would have to get your lazy amercan a// of the couch...out from infront of you tv..killing is a way of life get over it ..good job guys feed the starving they need all the food they can get.....all you morons need to be affended .wake up

754 days ago
100.

jack    

I am so outraged at the brutal murdering these beautiful animals by these sick low lives. I can not imagine boarding a plane in NY, flying the 12 hours to their destination, all the while anticipating the sick pleasure of causing suffering to innocent animals. Animals trapped on a hunting ranch to be mowed down by these disgusting sub-human, who were driven in a jeep to the execution site. I would hope that people like this would use their resources and media exposure to help make the world a better place. Instead these disgusting pieces of sht engage in the bloody maiming and murder beautiful animals. I will NEVER again watch Celebrity apprentice, purchase anything from their sponsors or purchase, stay at or attend anything remotely associated with the despicable Trump family.

753 days ago
101.

Joanne    

Donald Trump's sons are truly disgusting and arrogant behaviour. Having loads of money, wealth and privilege doesnt give them the right to hunt endangered species. That photo of the dead leopard is so disgusting and appalling and sickening. They have no respect, no education. They should go to Africa and do something worthwhile to help Africans.

748 days ago
102.

L Watson    

You SICK pigs!!! You should be let loose in the plains of South Africa where the animals could hunt you.

748 days ago
103.

Brenda    

LEGAL debatable,MORAL definately not.Harry & William came to Africa to build houses. Diana came to deploy land mines in Mozambique. What do TRUMPBRATZ do? Well we all know the answer to that question.MONEY & IDLENESS LETHAL COMBINATION.
Why not donate funds with no kickback i.e. Golden spotted Trophy.

734 days ago
104.

Brenda    

This was LEGAL (maybe) but not MORAL Diana came to Africa to deploy landmines in Mozambique, Harry & William came to build houses. What do the TRUMPBRATZ do well we all know the answer to that one.RICH & IDLE is a LETHAL COMBINATION .

734 days ago
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Joe Schlabotnik    

Maybe TMZ should check their facts (note: there aren't any in this story) Use your google-foo to find the truth.

679 days ago
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