10 Big Game Hunters You Have To See To Believe
Hunting
Hunting
Hunting is controversially in the news. Hunters believe that they are conservationists, protecting nature from over population. Animal rights activists believe that it is cruel and barbaric. Take a look a these 10 famous hunters who made the news.


Bob Parson
Bob Parson
Bob Parson is the CEO and founder of the internet giant GoDaddy. In 2011, Parsons was denounced by animal rights activists for tweeting a video in which he shoots and kills an elephant in Zimbabwe.


Kendall Jones
Kendall Jones
Kendall Jones is a cheerleader for Texas Tech University. At the age of 14 she had already hunted and killed a white rhino, lion, Cape buffalo, leopard and African elephant. She posted many pictures of her hunt on Facebook which led to a protest movement to have the pictures removed. Though she has gotten numerous death threats, she says that she'll never stop.


Cory Knowlton
Cory Knowlton
Cory Knowlton is a Texas millionaire and member of the Dallas Safari Club. In 2014, he won an auction for $350,000 to hunt a critically endangered black rhino. There are only 5,000 black rhinos left in the world.


Eric and Donald Jr. Trump
Eric and Donald Jr. Trump
Eric and Donald Jr. Trump are the sons of billionaire and reality star Donald Trump. In 2011, two men went to Africa and went on a safari hunting a leopard, bull,m waterbuck, crocodile, and an elephant. Their father, Donald Sr., disapproved. He told Access Hollywood: "Iíve never liked it [hunting]. Iíve never liked that they like it Ö Iím going to talk to them about it. Iím not a fan of the whole situation.Ē


Melissa Bachman
Melissa Bachman
Melissa Bachman is a trophy hunter from Minnesota and host of the TV hunting show "Winchester's Deadly Passion." In 2013, she posted a picture of her with a dead lion. Two Facebook pages appeared, the one defending her garnered 50,000 likes, while the one condemning her got 350,000 likes.


Kerry Krottinger
Kerry Krottinger
Kerry Krottinger is a millionaire Texas hunter. He posted this controversial picture of his $3.2 million home with his hunting and taxidermy collection in National Geographic.


King Juan Carlos  of Spain
King Juan Carlos of Spain
Juan Carlos has been the king of Spain since 1975. In 2012, he went on an elephant hunting trip to Botswana. News of the trip got out after he was injured and had to be flown back. At the time, Spain was undergoing a recession with 23% unemployment, and the cost of the trip was twice the average annual Spanish salary. He was also the honorary president of the Spanish branch of the World Wide Fund for Nature.


Ted Nugent
Ted Nugent
Rock legend Ted Nugent is an avid hunter and political activist. He has received many death threats from animal rights activists. In 2010, he plead no contest to illegal hunting in California. And in 2012, he plead guilty to illegal hunting bear in Alaska.


Rebecca Francis
Rebecca Francis
Rebecca Francis is the host of the NBC television show "Eye of the Hunter". In April she started getting death threats after posting this picture of her smiling with a giraffe she had just killed. She says that she does not regret it for one second."