Protecting wildlife with legal hunting is a complicated issue

By Sarah Zielinski, 15:44 PM December 16, 2013

Big game hunting is controversial. Some people object to all hunting, while others take exception to hunting for sport. Last month, there was an uproar on the Internet when Outdoor Channel TV personality Melissa Bachman tweeted a photo of herself and a dead lion in South Africa. More than 400,000 people signed a petition calling for South Africa to ban Bachman from returning to the country.

What she had done was legal, however. Some African nations, including South Africa, sell rights to hunte...

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