Raising awareness about the Lion Species Fate – Lions4Lions in the press

Raising awareness about the Lion Species Fate – Lions4Lions in the press

The Lion species survival is in our hands! In January 2018 Lions4Lions was explicitly started to raise awareness about the Lion species fate. Today, at the end of September 2018, our Facebook group has 4700 members. Every single day, we meet people, that didn’t know what is happening to the most iconic species on Earth. We hear from shocked people. They shiver when they hear what is going on in

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Help LYKA, the blind Lioness at Maasin Zoo

Help LYKA, the blind Lioness at Maasin Zoo

LYKA, the blind lioness has been written off as a ‘breeding mistake’ by the zoo, after going blind as a result of a congenital eye problem and now lives in a very small and barren enclosure in the zoo that is based in Iloilo, Southern Philippines. PhilZoos is an individual zoo facility, a government-run zoo in the Philippines. We have had reports that the rest of the zoo is in

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Every Day is WORLD LION DAY!

Every Day is WORLD LION DAY!

A WORLD LION DAY? That is the question you need to ask yourself today: Is today a Wold Lion Day? Are you going to continue 😤😖😡 posting angry face images 😣👺😈 on social media every time you read about the plight of our lions? Or are you going to become actively involved somehow to stop this exploitation? Will you give up YOUR TIME and CREATIVITY to prevent even one more

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The Lion Slaughterhouse in Free State

The Lion Slaughterhouse in Free State

The lion breeding farm, the lion slaughterhouse discovered in Free State last week, belongs to a former SA Predator Association council member Andre Steyn. The gruesome discovery of at least 54 dead lions and a further 260 plus lions in captive conditions at Steyn’s farm, Wag n Bietjie, last week, sparked public rage over lions and tigers that are bred for the bullet and skinned for their bones for export

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International Lion Breeding Awareness Day (12 August)

International Lion Breeding Awareness Day (12 August)

International Lion Breeding Awareness Day Create Awareness! Today is solely dedicated to captive bred lion cubs of all ages. How we can improve their survival and improve their animal rights. South African lion sanctuary boss says every other breeding facility in nation linked to “canned hunting”. Paul Hart (Drakenstein Lion Sanctuary) said those who claim they are seeking to conserve the species are directly or indirectly providing animals to be

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The fight against canned lion hunting

The fight against canned lion hunting

Article from Cape Chameleon – 16th June 2016 – The Fight Against Canned Lion Hunting – Finding Morality in a Corrupt Industry – About UKUTULA, an alledged Lion Breeding and Petting Centre – WORDS Kate Latimer – The fight against canned lion hunting: It’s 42 degrees outside. I’m standing in the back of a pickup truck with eight other girls, ducking from stray branches as we rocket along a bumpy

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THE EXTINCTION BUSINESS – Report by EMS Foundation and Ban Animal Trading – 2018

THE EXTINCTION BUSINESS – Report by EMS Foundation and Ban Animal Trading – 2018

For more than a decade, South Africa has been actively supporting and growing the international trade in big cat bones, despite local and international outrage and condemnation from conservation and protection organisations, lion scientists, and experts. In 2017, South Africa’s Minister of Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa, controversially, and in the face of vociferous opposition and robust arguments against this trade, set the annual export quota at 800 lion skeletons. Even

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End of the line for the Lion King – Report by Bronwyn Ann Howard – 2012

End of the line for the Lion King – Report by Bronwyn Ann Howard – 2012

Africa’s lions are facing a new threat from Asia – the lion bone trade. And it appears that South Africa’s captive lion breeding industry may be supplying lion bones and could ultimately fuel demand. We investigate the newest wildlife commodity – one which could compromise Africa’s wild lion populations forever. Africa’s lions are in trouble. The species has declined tremendously over the past 45 – 50 years on the continent

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Bones of Contention – Report – 2015

Bones of Contention – Report – 2015

An assessment of the South African trade in African Lion Panthera leo bones and other body parts. Report by y TRAFFIC International and WildCRU. In the 1990s, images of Tigers Panthera tigris on some manufactured Chinese medicines were replaced with Lions Panthera leo, leading to suspicions that parts from Tigers were being substituted with Lions. In 2005, evidence emerged that African Lion bones were indeed being substituted for Tiger in

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Colloquium on Captive Lion Breeding – 21. and 22. August 2018

Colloquium on Captive Lion Breeding – 21. and 22. August 2018

This letter was sent to Minister Edna Molewa by CACH UK upfront to the planned colloquium in August 2018 “How the DEA is sabotaging the SA Department of Tourism: Everyone knows that lion breeding and canned lion hunting in South Africa has attracted significant international criticism and that this has increasingly damaged South Africa’s image abroad. Yet your Department spends millions every year trying to promote tourism here. What you,

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