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Trophy hunting fuels Asian lion bone trade

Trophy hunting fuels Asian lion bone trade

New research suggests things are getting worse for South Africa’s declining wild lion population as the trophy hunting industry is boosting the Asian trade in lion bones. Tiger...

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Sport hunters kill Zim’s best known lion

Sport hunters kill Zim’s best known lion

Wildlife enthusiasts say Cecil, possibly Hwanges’s largest lion, was a favourite among visitors to Zimbabwe’s premier national park as he was extremely relaxed around safari...

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Public outcry draws a bead on trophy hunting

Public outcry draws a bead on trophy hunting

The death of Cecil the Hwange lion and a new documentary film have catalyzed a worldwide rethink on trophy hunting. By Don Pinnock Deep in the ancient part of our brains is a...

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Playing with words while captive lions die

Playing with words while captive lions die

In an article published in the Sunday Times a week ago [May 31], Edna Molewa, the minister of environmental affairs, admonishes conservationists to “put the lid on” what she...

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Op-Ed: Is trophy hunting really sustainable?

Op-Ed: Is trophy hunting really sustainable?

Throughout history, human beings have killed wild animals to defend, avenge, profit or feed themselves. They still do. But there are a few who kill for another reason: pleasure....

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Permission to drink a lion

Permission to drink a lion

There is something extremely bizarre about drinking a lion. But maybe in this world of post-truth it’s a new normal. After all, the cruelty we do to creatures in factory farms...

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SA told to end canned lion hunting

SA told to end canned lion hunting

© iafrica.com A motion to terminate the hunting and breeding of captive lions and other predators in South Africa has been approved by the IUCN World Conservation Congress...

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Travel conference shirks SA lion film

Travel conference shirks SA lion film

Travel conference organisers have decided not to screen a documentary that raises critical questions about key tourist attractions that their event promotes. Local delegates to...

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