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TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION AND SCOPE ......................................................................................................................................... 4
WHY IT MATTERS .......................................................................................................................................................... 6
BIG FIVE: THOUSANDS OF ANIMALS KILLED ................................................................................................................ 8
BY SCI MEMBERS ........................................................................................................................................................... 8
LION (2,007 KILLS) ........................................................................................................................................................ 8
LION TROPHY PHOTOS ......................................................................................................................................... 8
AFRICAN ELEPHANT (791 KILLS) ..................................................................................................................................... 12
ELEPHANT TROPHY PHOTOS .............................................................................................................................. 12
RHINO (572 KILLS) ...................................................................................................................................................... 15
BLACK RHINO TROPHY PHOTOS ......................................................................................................................... 15
WHITE RHINO TROPHY PHOTOS ......................................................................................................................... 17
AFRICAN LEOPARD (1,888 KILLS) ................................................................................................................................... 21
LEOPARD TROPHY PHOTOS ................................................................................................................................ 22
CAPE BUFFALO (3,238 KILLS) ........................................................................................................................................ 26
CAPE BUFFALO TROPHY PHOTOS ....................................................................................................................... 26

GRAND SLAMS, INNER CIRCLES AND SCI’S “SUPER BOWL RING OF HUNTING” ....................................................... 29
SCI AWARD CATEGORIES............................................................................................................................................... 29
SCI RECORD BOOK ....................................................................................................................................................... 31
WORLD HUNTING AWARD RING ..................................................................................................................................... 31
“SUPER BOWL RING OF HUNTING” .................................................................................................................... 32
NORTH AMERICA AND AFRICAN “GRAND SLAMS” .............................................................................................................. 32
NORTH AMERICAN 29 ........................................................................................................................................ 33
AFRICAN 29 ........................................................................................................................................................ 33
OTHER GRAND SLAMS THAT QUALIFY FOR WORLD HUNTING RING ....................................................................................... 34
BEARS OF THE WORLD ....................................................................................................................................... 34
CATS OF THE WORLD.......................................................................................................................................... 34
EUROPEAN DEER SLAM ...................................................................................................................................... 35
MOOSE OF THE WORLD ..................................................................................................................................... 35
SOUTH AMERICAN INDIGENOUS ANIMALS ........................................................................................................ 36
OTHER SCI GRAND SLAMS .................................................................................................................................. 36
INNER CIRCLES ............................................................................................................................................................ 37
CONTINENTAL AWARDS ................................................................................................................................................ 40

WALTER PALMER ........................................................................................................................................................ 42
NORTH AMERICAN 12 AWARD ....................................................................................................................................... 42
PALMER’S RECORDS WIPED—BUT ARCHIVED RHINO ENTRY REMAINS ............................................................ 43

EXAMPLES OF EXCESS: WORLD HUNTING AWARD RING WINNERS .......................................................................... 45
RENEE SNIDER (ELK GROVE, CALIF.) ........................................................................................................................... 46
HUSBAND MADE FORTUNE SELLING CARS ........................................................................................................................ 46
HUNTED NEARLY 400 DIFFERENT SPECIES ON SIX CONTINENTS ............................................................................................ 47
“TRIPLE‐SLAMMER,” GOLDEN MALEK ................................................................................................................ 47
OVER 300 SCI RECORD BOOK ENTRIES ............................................................................................................................ 47
KILLED ENDANGERED CHEETAH, SOUGHT TROPHY IMPORT PERMIT ....................................................................................... 48

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