The Trump Administration plans to roll back an Obama-era policy on elephant Trophies. The change will let hunters import elephant trophies, body parts of elephants that are hunted and killed from Zambia and Zimbabwe. Elephants are protected under the Endangered Species Act. The Obama admin put a ban in place to prevent Americans from hunting and killing elephants abroad. Now, the Trump admin is reversing that policy. And says that well-regulated hunting will benefit the conservation of elephants.
Watch the video below provided by The Young Turks (TYT) as they discuss the brutal practice of hunting these regal creatures and how this policy will affect them: