Idaho Fish and Game commissioner criticized for photos from African hunting trip


Idaho’s Fish and Game commissioner is facing backlash after he shared photographs of him smiling with a “whole family of baboons” he killed during a hunting trip to Africa.

Blake Fischer is facing some calls to resign after he shared photos of his African hunting trip with more than 100 friends and colleagues, The Idaho Statesman reported on Friday.

Fischer and his wife shot at least 14 animals in Namibia, according to the photos he sent in an email obtained by the newspaper through a public records request.

He reportedly shot a giraffe, leopard, impala, sable antelope, waterbuck, kudu, warthog, gemsbok (oryx) and eland.

He also killed a family of baboons, something Fischer bragged about in his email.

He sent a photo of himself smiling with the baboons, saying his wife wanted to watch him hunt…

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