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Sat Apr 18, 2015, 04:14 PM Apr 2015

Karma: Elephant Hunter Crush Killed by Intended Prey [View all]

Last edited Sat Apr 18, 2015, 05:06 PM - Edit history (2)

Recently, we reported on how a former female Veteran joined the African activist entity "VetPaw" (see previous GD thread "U.S. Female Vet Now Hunts Elephant Poachers & Park Ranger Killers". Intolerably, there are areas in Africa, where money buys the right for the rich to kill for the fun of it. This time however, an established big game hunter was run over by the bull elephant he sought to murder.



According to the website (now on my hit/chit-list) titled "African Hunting.com" (picture provided by DailyKos diarist 'Leslie Salzillo' diary on the issue - giving credit to - attribution: AfricanHunting.com and Wikipedia/Paul Mannix - Elephant, Amboseli National Park, Kenya/Creative) - it is stated in condolence that;

Dear Chifuti Safaris clients,

It is with deep sadness to announce the passing of Chifuti Safaris professional hunter Ian Gibson. Ian was tragically killed by an elephant bull earlier today while guiding and elephant hunt in Chewore North (lower Zambezi Valley).

The details are just starting to emerge as we write this. However it appears that Ian and his client had been on the tracks of an elephant bull for approximately 5 hours when they decided to take a break and allow the client to rest. Feeling he was quite close to the elephant, Ian and his tracker Robert continued to follow the tracks in hopes of getting a look at the ivory as the client, stayed with the game scout to rest. Robert indicated the bull was in musk. They eventually caught up to the bull, spotting him at about 50-100 meters. The bull instantly turned and began a full charge. Ian and Robert began shouting in order to stop the charge. At very close range, Ian was able to get off one shot before the bull killed him. The scene was very graphic.

Ian Gibson was a fine man and one of the most experienced professional hunters on the African continent. He will be deeply missed by all…

We will provide more details as they become available

Tim and Dave


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I'm against bullies, in any form. Managers, supervisors, brothers, pedo's, police, judges, racists etc., etc. And I'm especially an enemy of those who harm others, simply because they can. Keanu's movie about this planet ridding itself of the human race, to protect the planet - makes sense. Far too much evil upon this 3rd rock from the sun.

While Bad Will Hunting website sends its condolences to the family, my Facebook friends only had Karma on their mind. And all of them are in concur that this self defense killing of the hunter was WAY overdue. But before you are provided a plethora of FB sound offs, it is necessary to address the other issue that now looms large.

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Unfortunately, we all know they are going to have a mass hunt for this courageous bull Elephant, under one or another guise. Either another hunter to avenge his fellow/ friend; and or to protect man kind from the killer bull.

What about he bull-chit of murderous men?

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Laser Haas
Justice for the (about to be) victim. Way to Go - Elphan!
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Joanne Smith team elephant!
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Leticia Leavy Thinning of the herd, as they say.
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Bev Lawson Beaufait Darwin Award.
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Ron Weiss yep, got his 'Ivory' the hard way
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Jimmy Davis LMAO!
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Tim Berneche Herd 1, Turd 0.
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Nancy Coscarelli Sad for the man's family but amazing it doesn't happen more often. How many family members has the elephant lost?
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Betsy Newberry KARMA!!
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Tom Potenza 1 less person killing endangered animals u you reap what you sow...let's hear it for karma
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Marilyn Melkus good elephant!!
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Christian Markle Now if we can only get Ted Nugent to piss off a bull elephant
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Annette Schmaeling Hessom Justice for wild animals served by wild animals. Leave them alone and they won't kill you. I find it difficult to have sympathy for this man who probably killed many and led others to do the same
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Jaguar Ferrari Herrera couldn't have happened to a nicer guy
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Chris Miller Well, I can't say that the news ruined my day or anything. Somehow, I'll get over it.
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Adelino De Almeida Elephant -1, Hunter - 0
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Mark Laustrup
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Mike Johnson Love it!
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Laser Haas AMEN (and the lion has much better eye sight)
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Brad Almy less junk in the gene pool...
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Jerry Johnson imo, he got what he had coming to him. dont feel sorry for him at all. His family,yes.
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Scott Chasteen But it's ok because he was elderly and the bull used all the parts to benefit the entire herd.
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Yuni Lamond LOL
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Laser Haas Ha Ha....
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Laser Haas I hate cruelty and such; but this was LONG overdue....
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L Dean Clark Good for that elephant ! If it had only happened much sooner.
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Max Yelin Atta boy!
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Rahzy VonParty I don't want to be the one to champion anyone's death, but you are a game hunter, you don't hunt for survival, you hunt because it's fun to do and you help other people hunt majestic creatures for the sport of it, not survival. While I do feel for his ...See More
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Rick Schoenborn Darwin Award candidate!
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Elaine Spencer “Of all the creatures, man is the most detestable. Of the entire brood, he's the one that possesses malice. He is the only creature that inflicts pain for sport, knowing it to be pain. The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to the other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot." - Mark Twain
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Kevin Porter Did the elephant get the hunter's molars as a trophy?
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Elaine Spencer Instant Karma!
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Joe Norris Good. Poaching for ivory is illegal still, is it not?
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C.d. Seneshen Go elephants go!!!!
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Marcelena Recatune Yep - that is a big right on!!
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Stacey N Rick Snyder Karma
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Ann Pavangkanan Dick Is it wrong to cheer the death of another human? No, I think not. The universe definitely has a way of evening the score. Good for you Mr Elephant! I hope that the universe keeps you strong!
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Laser Haas The Bible is often/ has misquoted the facts in our Torah (10 sayings is actually not just 10). The misnomer is twisted to "Thou shalt not kill"; but is actually - "thou shalt not murder". ------- Self Defense is permitted as such (properly in this case).
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Shirley Williams This made my day.
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Minnie Montemayor Where can I send that Elephant a Congratulations card? J/K or am I?
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Chip DiRaddo Justice...
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Gerie Slocum Karma is a bitch!
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Aaron Edgington Shit happens.
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Fredrick Bertz Turnabout is fair play.
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Elizabeth Northington
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Bruce Righter "Missed by all"? Not by me.
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Not My Earth (Not My Problem) well... there you go
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Stanzi Connie Uherek Stokes I'm ashamed to say I'm not sorry….
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Andrea Anderson Karma is a bitch.
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Vinca Holland Save the Elephants from extinction! Please please please
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Joe Norris Hunters think that shooting an animal that is unaware is a "sport". Like George Carlin said, "Teach that animal to shoot back, now you got a fucking sport!"
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Gail Anderson Did the elephant pose with the dead human for a selfie?
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Blarchie Unker "May an elephant carress you with it's toes"~Little Jimmie Dickens

Little Jimmy Dickens - May The Bird Of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose
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Andrea de la Fuente Doesn't happen often enough.
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Chris Serapiglia Good. No condolences required for this one.
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Kirk Sinn Karma! Perfectly justified, the humans are over populated at 7billion plus, and many are starving.
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Kelly Way Unfortunately one tool monkey at a time won't do the trick
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Amy Ashton What a good elephant!!
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Elaine Blodgett Game hunting is an abomination
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Self Defense Karma against murderous hunters is justified
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African Hunting.com is now on my hit/chit-list too
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Those who kill for the sport of it are a blight upon humanity
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This elephant should be protected now!
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All of the Above
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Animals have no rights and hunters are allowed to kill
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