30 May, 2016. 14:34
ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact
THE MORE DANGEROUS THE ANIMAL, the tastier the meat.
That’s the message from embattled NSW MP Robert Borsak, who came under fire this week for shooting then eating an elephant in Zimbabwe.
However, the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers party member has revealed today that he wanted to fly to the United States earlier this month after zookeepers at a Cincinnati zoo had to shoot a gorilla to protect a child that’s fallen into the animal’s enclosure.
He wanted to fly there because he wanted to eat parts of the gorilla.
“Those zookeepers missed a rare opportunity to see what gorilla meat tastes like,” said the 63-year-old politician.
“I was ready to fly over there, but they ultimately turned me down. I only wish that I was there to pop that primate’s head open with a .338 Lapua Magnum. It would’ve been humane, that type of projectile can turn a skull inside out from over a kilometre away,”
“But it’s certainly on my bucket list – to shoot a great ape. Their numbers are tumbling in the wild so, at this rate, I might be forced to take an old sawn-off SLR into Taronga and plug one of the bastards while he’s dangling off a tyre or something.” he said.