U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
“There are no words possible for how beautiful they are.”
He halted his administration's decision earlier this week to lift a ban on the import of elephant parts from two African nations.
“The folly that the killing helps lions and elephants is just that ― pure folly."
The decision was made public by none other than the trophy hunting advocacy group that sued to block the Obama-era ban in 2014.
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should be off limits, they say.
"To suggest that we would despoil our environment for short-term gain is offensive," Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a supporter of the drilling, said during a hearing Thursday.
It’s a dark day in America when some of the nation’s most endangered wildlife – many literally knocking on extinction’s door
It's a "death sentence for the walrus," a conservation group said.
Conservationists say the decision could help save other imperiled wildlife.
Locals are sharing other shocking images after the original video surfaced.