Ep 117 - Tom Opre: Don't be the Antichrist of Wildlife Conservation


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Tom Opre, of the Shepherds of Wildlife Society, sits down with Sam at the 2019 POMA Conference in Wichita, KS. In this episode, they discuss historical market-hunting and the destruction of wildlife habitat, the superiority of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation, restoration of African wildlife, how to be the “antichrist” of wildlife conservation, Cecil and the reality of what happens to old lions, his founding of the Shepherds of Wildlife Society and why there’s nothing happy about a Happy Meal.

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