Trump just made it legal to bring back the heads of slaughtered lions
This story was originally published by HuffPost. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The federal government has issued more than three dozen permits allowing hunters to import lion trophies from two African nations since 2016, according to copies of the applications obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. The documents, obtained by the group Friends of Animals, provide insight into the often secretive permitting process to import threatened or endangered species killed abroad during luxury hunting trips.