Idaho woman comes under fire for celebrating her killing of giraffe

A newborn giraffe is pictured in his enclosure at Pairi Daiza wildlife park in BrugeletteBy Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) – A big-game trophy collector from Idaho has ignited a firestorm of criticism from animal-rights activists for flaunting online images of herself posed with the carcasses of a giraffe and other wildlife she killed during a recent guided hunt in South Africa.   Sabrina Corgatelli, an accountant for Idaho State University, appeared on NBC's "Today” show on Monday to defend trophy hunting amid mounting international outrage over last month's killing of Cecil, Zimbabwe's most famous lion, by an American dentist.   "Everybody thinks we're cold-hearted killers and it's not that," Corgatelli said in the nationally televised interview. Giraffes are very dangerous animals.

August 4, 2015 11:04 am

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