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South Africa to ban private lion breeding

Barbara Creecy

South Africa says it is declaring war on the country’s controversial lion-breeding industry. South African Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Barbara Creecy Animal rights activists had welcomed Environment Minister Barbara Creecy’s announcement of recommendations to stop the multi-million-dollar business of breeding lions in captivity. “Today is a massive celebration for South African lions with the government adopting recommendations to end ...

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Six lions killed in western Uganda in suspected poisoning

Lions

Six lions were found dead in Queen Elizabeth National Park in western Uganda, a national conservation agency said on Saturday, March 20, 2021. Lions Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) said the lions are likely to have died of poisoning. “The carcasses of the lions were found last evening at Ishasha sector with most of their body parts missing,’’ UWA said in ...

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Lions escape from South Africa’s Kruger National Park

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Armed South African wildlife rangers and police scoured farmland around a small town near the Mozambican border on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 for five lions that escaped from the country’s main national park. The animals broke free from the Kruger National Park on Monday morning close to Komatipoort, a community of about 5,000 people. “We believe it is five lions, ...

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