Yay or nay for proposed ban on captive lion breeding in SA?

Public invited to make submissions on draft prohibition notice by November 21

05 November 2023 - 20:16

The breeding of captive lions for commercial purposes in South Africa will be shut down if a draft notice, “prohibiting certain activities involving African lion (https://www.dffe.gov.za/node/2075) (Panthera leo)”, is implemented without exceptions. The exceptions could be abused, conservationists warn...

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