The welfare of our captive wildlife falls into a gap between laws

29 September 2019 - 00:00 By Aadila Agjee

The number of lions bred and kept in captivity for commercial purposes such as trophy hunting, the lion bone trade and tourist interactions has doubled over the past 10 years.

Rough estimates from the department of environment, forestry & fisheries (DEFF) account for 8,000 captive-bred lions in 300 facilities in SA...

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