Just to prove that attitudes can be changed remember the awful days when it was high fashion to wear animals skins ? Now you would risk abuse and condemnation stepping out in a leopard skin coat but back in the 50' and 60's animal skins were very fashionable and a status symbol of wealth and privilege. It all changed with campaigns to bring about awareness of the plight of the beautiful animals being killed like leopards. Sadly leopards and tigers in Asia and India they are still plundered for their gorgeous coats but it's more black market than high fashion. Can we hope that a sustained campaign against hunting animals for pleasure may also bring about awareness that it's absolutely not ok just like it wasn't ok to wear a skin ? I certainly hope so. It does seem that there are many individuals and governments globally looking at this issue in a new light after the worldwide shock and horror felt about the death of Cecil the lion at the hands of a rich American dentist. A groundswell of feelings can change attitudes of that I am sure.
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