By Jaymi McCann
The hunter and a guide with the lifeless body of the huge bull elephant he paid £39,000 to kill
Animal rights group Peta Germany has offered a 1,000 euro (£735) reward for the man’s identity.
Walter Palmer caused outrage when he took a picture with the lifeless body of Cecil the lion
ime’s about up for trophy hunters and the world wants to know exactly who this cowardly man is who’s in hiding after gunning down a magnificent elephant, who, like Cecil the lion, wanted only to be left in peace
Peta wants the man to face the consequences of “killing and hacking apart an animal to feed his psychotic need to take a life”.
Poacher being apprehended in Kruger National Park
Zimbabwe conservationist Johnny Rodrigues said: “We need international laws and the UN to make the killing and import of these animals illegal.”
Dominic Dyre, of the Born Free Foundation, said: “Elephants are being lost at a massive rate. Allowing trophy hunting gives the green light to poaching.