Photographers battle against Queen's Guards over their bear skins

Photographer vs Queen's Guard
(Image credit: Digital Camera World)

Photographers and PETA have sent a letter to the British government, asking for a stop to the funding of the slaughter of black bears for the creation of the Queen’s Guard’s famous caps. 

A letter addressed to Mr Ben Wallace, MP and Secretary of State for Defence at the House of Commons in London, was sent today on PETA’s behalf with ten signatures from highly-respected wildlife photographers.

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.