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Posted by Trini Kid - - 0 comments

Sup Travellers?! One of the quickest ways to become the internet's public enemy number one is too kill a bunch of animals and pose next to them with a smile on your face. Obviously there are much easier ways to become hated on the internet but it was that act in particular that got 19 year old Texas Tech cheerleader Kendall Jones a place on the internet's most hated list.

Jones has been trophy hunting since she was 13, and her Facebok page features multiple photos of her with the animals that she’s killed including Lions, Elephants, and Rhino’s. Animal activists are understandably angered by the photos and have even started a petition to have them removed.

The petition gained over 40,000 signatures in just a week so much so that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had her page removed from Facebook.

But Jones has a few words in defense of her actions: “People try to say that lions will not attack a hippo, rhino or elephant, quite the contrary. Lions attack and kill the young of these species. Controlling the male lion population is important within large fenced areas like these. Funds from a hunt like this goes partially to the government for permits but also to the farm owner as an incentive to keep and raise lions on their property.” 

A National Geographic study on trophy hunting actually backs up the hunter’s point, saying:

"In the 23 African countries that allow sport hunting, 18,500 tourists pay over $200 million a year to hunt lions, leopards, elephants, warthogs, water buffalo, impala, and rhinos. Private hunting operations in these countries control more than 540,000 square miles of land … That’s 22 percent more land than is protected by national parks."

Jones intends on heading back to Africa with a camera crew in hopes of landing her very own reality show.

To be fair, humans kill animals all the time but it is usually for food. But killing animals for sport and flaunting the kill all over Facebook is beyond the call of nature. She is wrong and strong and doesn't intend on stopping anytime soon. Anyway, my name is Trinikid and you've just been informed.