Attention: Hunters Traveling to South Africa

Delta Airlines announced today that they will no longer accept certain hunting trophies as cargo. The announcement was posted on their website at and reads: “Effective immediately, Delta will officially ban shipment of all lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies worldwide as freight. Prior to this ban, Delta’s strict acceptance policy called for absolute compliance with all government regulations regarding protected species. Delta will also review acceptance policies of other hunting trophies with appropriate government agencies and other organizations supporting legal shipments.”