If we could shake our heads any harder, we'd be causing earthquakes.
The internet is hilarious, and someone decided to enforce that by posting a pic (above) of Steven Spielberg on the set of Jurassic Park.
Making an obvious joke, the person captioned the photo:
"Disgraceful photo of recreational hunter happily posing next to a Triceratops he just slaughtered. Please share so the world can name and shame this despicable man."
Clearly clearly clearly a joke.
Satao was a seriously impressive elephant who lived in Tsavo East National park in northern Kenya.
He was one of the last of the great tuskers: genetically unique bull elephants whose tusks are so huge, they can rest them on the ground while standing.
Sadly, Satao was killed by poachers.
Everyone knows rhinoceros, or "nature's unicorns," are beautiful, majestic creatures worthy of life on this planet.
Everyone except poachers, at least.
Because of poaching, it's predicted that rhinos will be extinct by 2020. That's only 6 years away.
White and black rhinos are being slaughtered at an alarming rate, with only
President Obama cares a whole lot about animals, and not just his cutie pooches Bo and Sunny.
He loves animals across the world! That's why he wants to do something about illegal wildlife trafficking networks all over the globe.
Things are getting pretty bad because
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Since seven people have been killed in shark attacks off the coast of Western Australia the government has implemented a controversial culling program.
The government program uses hooked lines attached to floating drums to capture sharks so they can later be killed.
Australia's federal environment minister granted Western Australia an exemption under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act which has allowed them to hunt sharks like the normally protected Great White.
Conservationists are obviously upset, with a Sea Shepherd (the famous anti-whaling vessel) spokesperson saying:
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Would you pay $350,000 to put your family's life in danger AND murder an endangered species??
Sounds kinda way ridiculous but that's pretty much what's going on for Corey Knowlton.
Knowlton paid $350,000 to the Dallas Safari Club Auction for a super rare permit to hunt an endangered black rhino.
Animal conservationists everywhere are freaking out that this hunting permit even exists.
Knowlton has tried to explain to his critics how letting him buy the permit has sent hundreds of thousands of dollars to a cause that will actually SAVE more black rhinos, but also how it's okay to kill one… as long as it's specific.
The Namibian government has apparently picked out specific rhinos that can and SHOULD be killed because they're not only too old to breed but they're also grumpy old men who pose an actual threat to healthy, young rhinos.
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