In light of the horrific and cowardly killing of Cecil the beloved Lion a few days ago in Zimbabwe, Arnold Schwarzenegger let it be known on his social channels how he feels about trophy hunting. A supporter of animal rights with a fondness for big cats, The Oak made it very clear what he considers “ballsy” and what he does not. We think he nailed it with this recent post.

Stop killing big cats. Killing a lion isn't ballsy. Going into the octagon or joining the military – that's ballsy. Try…

Posted by Arnold Schwarzenegger on Wednesday, July 29, 2015

From a man who has collected his share of trophies through year’s of hard work, this image below posted on his Facebook page pretty much says it all. It’s a great example of what a real man can accomplish, and a great way to draw attention to an important cause. Another reason we have much respect for Arnold.


Posted by Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday, July 30, 2015

And it’s not just an admiration for big cats. Check out the furry, and not-so furry friends that made an appearance at Arnold’s party.

These are the lucky animals who were given a second chance by the organization Arnold partners with called Zoo to You – a rescue group that saves and rehabilitates wild animals that have been abandoned by irresponsible owners and brings them to schools to educate people on the importance of conservation.

Spider monkeys on Snapchat!

Posted by Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tuesday, July 28, 2015