British trophy hunters paying to shoot 100 puffins at a time during trips to Iceland

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Loophole means endangered seabirds shot for sport outside UK before trophy carcasses brought back home

British hunters are being told they can kill up to 100 puffins per hunting trip
British hunters are being told they can kill up to 100 puffins per hunting trip ( Campaign to Ban Trophy Hunting )

British trophy hunters are killing up to 100 puffins at a time during hunting trips to Iceland, despite the government’s efforts to protect the endangered bird.

Activists and MPs are demanding Britain ban any import of puffin trophies in an effort to stamp out the grisly trade.

Although killing, injuring or interfering with puffins and their nests is against the law in the UK, the iconic birds are not protected in Iceland.

British hunters are now signing up to special tours, some costing as much as £3,000, to go puffin hunting in the Atlantic island nation, where they can bag up to 100 birds at a time.

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