“Such a fun hunt!”
That’s how self-proclaimed “professional huntress”, Larya Switlyk, captioned the photo of her posing with a dead goat she killed, pictured above. She posted this photo and others to social media after visiting Scotland, where it is legal to hunt deer and goats. But after these disgusting photos circulated, we think it’s time those laws changed.
Because it’s legal, trophy hunters like Switlyk are free to travel to Scotland to hunt wild goats like these on the island of Islay. Switlyk wrote, “They live on the edge of the cliffs of the island and know how to hide well. We hunted hard for a big one for 2 days and finally got on this group. Made a perfect 200 yard shot and dropped himâ€¦”
This revolting depiction of cold-blooded murder thankfully has lawmakers rethinking the legality of trophy hunting in Scotland. A local Member of the Scottish Parliament, Michael Russell, wants goat hunting on Islay to stop immediately. Please sign this petition if you agree!
When enough of us speak out for animals, we can make a difference. So please add your name to back up Russell’s proposal to prevent more animals from being killed by trophy hunters.
The Care2 Petitions Team
P.S. This picture of Larya Switlyk and her “trophy” is despicable. Please sign the petition to add pressure to the government of Scotland to make trophy hunting illegal.