Following Cecil Killing, US Moves To Protect Lions The U.S. will protect lions in Africa under the Endangered Species Act, the Obama administration announced Monday, a move that would make it harder for American big-game hunters to bring a lion head or hide into the country.
St. Cloud Hunter Banned From Big Game Hunting For 5 YearsA Minnesota man who violated a federal hunting law has been banned from hunting big game anywhere in the U.S. for five years. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says 41-year-old William Robert Welsh of St. Cloud was sentenced in federal court Tuesday.