Defra is considering a ban on all trophy hunting exports, including trophies taken from the UK’s abundant and well-managed deer species.
“A ban on all hunting trophies entering or leaving the UK” is one of four options being considered as part of Defra’s consultation on regulating trophy imports and exports (News, 20 November).
The consultation document explains that the ban would be enforced at the UK border by border force officers who would be given “necessary powers to detect and pursue illegal movement”.
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