World Elephant Day, Donald Trump Jr.
August 12th is World Elephant Day, an annual event created to bring attention to the plight of Asian and African elephants and to help protect elephants from the threats they face. Donald Trump Jr. inadvertently helped bring attention to the cause when TMZ published a photo of the GOP candidate's son holding a severed elephant tail while on safari in Zimbabwe. You can read Donald Jr.'s defense of his hunting practices in this article, TMZ Is Wrong About Donald Trump Jr. and Safari Hunting. About these photos: Donald Trump Jr. holds the cut off tail of an elephant and an elephant in the Samburu National Reserve, Kenya.  Photo credit: Ninara / Flickr (CC BY 2.0)Trophycruelty's channel / YouTube

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