Canadian couple kissing next to hunted lion attracts criticism all over the World – God of Small Thing

People getting offended over something which they don’t like is a synonym to having cereal for breakfast. Lately, a Canadian couple was seen kissing beside a dead lion is blowing up the internet. This act of the couple has left the world fuming in anger. 

Legelela Safaris,  a tour organizer company organized this tour in which this Canadian couple took part. Darren and Carolyn Carter, from Edmonton in Canada, shot and killed the lion in South Africa. And, the photo was shared by the tour organizer with the caption, “Hard work in the hot Kalahari sun…well done. A monster lion.

Canadian couple kissing next to hunted lion
Canadian couple kissing next to a hunted lion. Image Source:


Well, after seeing the photo, everyone got angry and started criticizing it. Not only this, but one more photo was shared by them with the caption, “There is nothing like hunting the king of the jungle in the sands of the Kalahari.”

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This tour organizer often shares the photographs of winners and the trophy. They charge over Rs 2 lakh for every hunt and offers trophy along with the prize money. 

 Who are carters? 
 Who are carters?. Canadian couple kissing next to hunted lion attracts criticism
Who are carters? Image Source: Facebook

Well, these carters have created quite a few names on the internet.  They run a taxidermy business. Reportedly, they described themselves as a passionate conservationist. 

On asking about the photo, Carter told reporters that “they aren’t interested in commenting on that at all. It’s too political. “

Animal lovers and conservationists didn’t like the photo at all. 

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Carters were getting so much hate from people. So many users have commented on some vile words on the post. They had to switch their profile to private.

Hunting is not illegal under South African law. 


Though, killing an animal just for mere money is not something which inspires someone. But, we can’t judge them and give hate to them. But this photo has garnered attraction from almost every corner of the world. The post has been taken down from account of the tour organizer.

Canadian couple kissing next to hunted lion attracts criticism
Canadian couple kissing next to hunted lion attracts criticism. Image Source: The Indian Express

What do you guys think about it? Do you think it’s fine? Or, do you think that they deserved the criticism? Do let us know in the comments section below.

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