Manhunt launched after five lions killed on Northam farm

Manhunt launched after five lions killed on Northam farm

Limpopo police have launched a manhunt after five lions were killed on a farm in the Northam area. Preliminary investigations suggested the lions might have been fed poison-laced chicken by the suspects who gained entry onto the farm by cutting a fence, according to police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo. “The lions were discovered on Wednesday […]

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Trump Administration Grants First Trophy Import Permit for Tanzanian Lion

Trump Administration Grants First Trophy Import Permit for Tanzanian Lion

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration has authorized a U.S. hunter to import a lion trophy from Tanzania — the first allowed from that country since lions were given protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act in January 2016. A Florida man received permission to import the lion’s skin, skull, claws and teeth, according to U.S. Fish […]

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Factory Farms Where Deformed Lions and Tigers Are Bred for Body Parts Uncovered: Cubs Are Seen Pacing Around Crying

An investigation conducted by conservation non-profit World Animal Protection has revealed the horrific conditions that thousands of big cats—mostly lions and tigers—are being forced to endure in industrial farms across South Africa and Asia which supply the traditional medicine market. Investigators say that they witnessed lion cubs pacing around crying in the small enclosures of […]

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