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TROPHY PERMIT ................................................................................................................................................. 49
SCI HAS LONG SOUGHT TO LOOSEN CHEETAH PROTECTIONS ........................................................................... 49
IMPORTED POLAR BEAR TROPHY FROM CANADA ............................................................................................................... 50
IMPORT PERMIT FOR STRAIGHT‐HORNED MARKHOR .......................................................................................................... 51
RECEIVED UNIVERSITY’S HELP TO FULFILL HUNTING WISH LIST ............................................................................................. 51
MUSEUM SCRAPPED .......................................................................................................................................... 52

ALAN AND BARBARA SACKMAN (SANDS POINT, N.Y.) .............................................................................................. 54
NEARLY 600 COMBINED RECORD BOOK ENTRIES ............................................................................................................... 54
VULNERABLE AND ENDANGERED SPECIES KILLED BY SACKMANS ............................................................................................ 55
WHITE‐LIPPED PECCARY ..................................................................................................................................... 55
BLACK RHINOCEROS ........................................................................................................................................... 56
STRAIGHT‐HORNED MARKHOR ....................................................................................................................................... 57
SUED BY STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR “VIOLENCE” IN EVICTING TENANTS .......................................................................... 58

RALPH MARCUM (COLUMBIANA, ALA.) ..................................................................................................................... 59
OVER 160 RECORDED KILLS, 22 AFRICAN SAFARIS ............................................................................................................. 59
SCI RECORD BOOK ENTRIES ................................................................................................................................ 60
FILED LAWSUIT TO BRING BACK ELEPHANT TROPHY FROM ZAMBIA........................................................................................ 60
“WASTE OF JUDICIAL RESOURCES” .................................................................................................................... 61
TROPHY HUNTING BAN IN ZAMBIA .................................................................................................................... 61
BONTEBOK TROPHY ...................................................................................................................................................... 62
VIOLATED VETERANS’ EMPLOYMENT ACT ......................................................................................................................... 62
FOUNDER, PRESIDENT ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR ............................................................................................. 62

BRIAN K. MORTZ (FENTON, MICH.) ............................................................................................................................ 64
HAS “COLLECTED” MORE THAN 250 SPECIES IN 26 COUNTRIES ........................................................................................... 64
“VULNERABLE” SPECIES KILLED BY MORTZ........................................................................................................................ 65
NUBIAN IBEX ...................................................................................................................................................... 65
THOMSON’S GAZELLE......................................................................................................................................... 65
WHITE RHINO ..................................................................................................................................................... 66
SOUGHT TROPHY IMPORT PERMIT FOR ENDANGERED BONTEBOK.......................................................................................... 66
PAID $108,000 FOR AFRICAN SAFARI—THEN SUED OUTFITTER FOR NOT GETTING TROPHIES ................................................... 67
OUTFITTER LATER INDICTED FOR ILLEGAL RHINO KILLS, SMUGGLING HORNS .................................................. 68
MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR ........................................................................................................................................... 68

MATT WARD (SANTA MONICA, CALIF.) ...................................................................................................................... 70
NEARLY 170 SCI RECORD BOOK ENTRIES ......................................................................................................................... 70
GRAND SLAMS .................................................................................................................................................... 71
BISON IN HAWAII, MUSKOX IN GREENLAND ...................................................................................................... 71
FWS AGENTS SEIZED ILLEGAL LION TROPHY ..................................................................................................................... 71
WARD LION TIMELINE ........................................................................................................................................ 72
SEIZED AT AIRPORT ............................................................................................................................................ 72
“MERELY … A CLERICAL ERROR” ......................................................................................................................... 73
WARD ALSO HUNTED HIPPOS, CROCS. ............................................................................................................... 73
PAID $60,000 TO KILL LION ................................................................................................................................ 74
COULD “NEVER REPLACE” LION TROPHY ........................................................................................................... 74
SAYS KILL WAS “ONCE‐IN‐A‐LIFETIME” FEAT —BUT WARD KILLED LION THREE YEARS EARLIER ...................... 74
MANAGING DIRECTOR OF FIRM FOUNDED BY FINANCIER PETER SCHIFF ................................................................................. 75

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