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South Africa to clamp down on captive lion breeding, minister says
South Africa to clamp down on captive lion breeding, minister saysArticle

South Africa will clamp down on captive lion breeding after a review panel concluded the industry risked the conservation of wild lions and harmed tourism...

Nqobile Dludla 3 May 2021

High court sets aside 2017, 2018 lion bone quotas
High court sets aside 2017, 2018 lion bone quotasArticle

The Pretoria High Court on Tuesday, 6 August, set aside the 2017 and 2018 lion bone quotas, stating that these were both unlawful and unconstitutional...

7 Aug 2019

Captive lion breeding in South Africa: the case for a total ban
Captive lion breeding in South Africa: the case for a total banArticle

A new report by global NGO, World Animal Protection, provides a damning indictment on the captive predator breeding industry.

31 Jul 2019

South Africa kicks the can down the road on captive predator breeding
South Africa kicks the can down the road on captive predator breedingArticle

The world's leading lion scientists argue that captive predator breeding has no conservation value...

Ross Harvey 22 Mar 2019

National Assembly adopts report on captive lion breeding
National Assembly adopts report on captive lion breedingArticle

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs has welcomed the National Assembly's adoption of the report on captive lion breeding for hunting and the lion bone trade...

10 Dec 2018

Most lion bones in South Africa come from captive-bred lions. Author supplied
South Africa's role in the trade in lion bones: a neglected storyArticle

Africa's wild lion population is estimated to be between 20,000 and 30,000. Researchers have good reason to believe that the real number is closer to 20,000...

Ross Harvey 22 Aug 2018

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