The longest serving FTSE 100 boss has been photographed with trophy kills, shot on hunting holidays in Africa despite sitting on the board of a big cat conservation charity. Mark Bristow, the chief executive of Randgold, a mining conglomerate, appears in promotional newsletters on the website of Hunters & Guides Africa, a South Africa-based professional hunting tour operator. The newsletters, ranging from 2005 to 2014, show him holding a rifle and posing with dead elephants, buffalo, zebra, hippo, lion and a leopard. Mr Bristow was last year appointed to the conservation council of Panthera, a global charity dedicated to the conservation of wild cats. The council, an advisory board to the... Register for free to read this article, or log in to your Telegraph account Register Log in … [Read more...] about City boss on board of conservation charity pictured with slaughtered animals from African big game hunt
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BIG game hunting is a controversial subject with many people condemning the practice. While common, it gained widespread publicity in 2015 after dentist Walter Palmer slaughtered Cecil the lion, who was part of a University of Oxford study. In which countries is big game hunting legal? Hunting is legal in many countries around the world, including Europe, North America, South America, Asia and Australia. Most big game hunting takes place in Africa, with top destinations including including Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique and Tanzania. Website Diana Hunting, which offers hunting tours, says: “Big Game - is for many the very essence of hunting in Africa. “Big Game does not just mean big animals, but big challenges and experiences. “Generally speaking it is only in the areas where hunting outfitters operate that the increasing levels of poaching have been brought under control, which elsewhere have grown alarmingly, especially with regard to elephants, over recent years. … [Read more...] about In which countries is big game hunting legal and what dangerous wild animals do people hunt and how much do they pay?
A big game hunter was reportedly gored to death by a wild buffalo moments after he had killed another member of its herd. Professional hunter Claude Kleynhans had been leading a group on an expedition along the banks of South Africa's Levubu River in the northern province of Limpopo. The 54-year-old and his party had shot and killed a buffalo and were preparing to load it into their vehicle when they were blindsided by another member of the herd, the Bosveld Review reported. Read more Trump 'encouraging poachers' by allowing hunters to take tusks to US Another guide ran back to the hunting lodge to seek help, but the animal’s horn reportedly pierced Mr Kleynhans’ femoral artery – killing him almost instantly. “They were working on the bushes to open the animal and did not see the other buffalo,” Karen Kuhne Kleynhans, the hunter’s sister-in-law, told Afrikaans-language news … [Read more...] about Big game hunter ‘gored to death by buffalo’ moments after shooting another member of herd
Back to top form and basking in the glory of his winning goal at Chesterfield, Mansfield Town left back Mal Benning can’t wait for tomorrow’s huge home clash with Crawley Town. Stags have to win while either Lincoln or Coventry lose and Benning admitted: “It’s the biggest game I’ve played in and we are looking forward to it.“If Coventry were losing and we won 1-0 in the 90th minute it would be a great feeling. I’ve thought about all the scenarios in my head.“I guess the scores from elsewhere will filter onto the pitch. I think the gaffer and the bench will have a clue what’s happening in the other games.“As long as we do our job and get the win that will be enough to take care of things hopefully.”He added: “We need to win. We can’t draw or lose. Our mindset is to win.“We all know it’s a massive game and if results go our way we are in the play-offs, but we are staying calm and preparing … [Read more...] about Mal Benning cannot wait to play in his ‘Biggest’ game for Mansfield Town
An exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum on video games will explore “one of the most important design disciplines of our time”, its director has said.Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt will open at the world-famous V&A in September.It will examine video game design since the mid-2000s and consider issues such as race and sexuality while “delving into the notebooks and hard drives” of the designers.Big names such as Minecraft and Nintendo will be represented while other works include Phone Story, a satirical game for smartphones which explored the “dark side” of the supply chain behind mobile phones.Curators said the game, which included references to child labour, was banned by Apple from its App Store partly because of how it depicted children, which raised “questions” about what subjects can be reflected in games.Another game, How Do You Do It?, puts players in the role of an 11-year-old girl exploring the idea of sex … [Read more...] about V&A display showcases ‘vital design medium’ of video games