The captive lion breeding industry puts conservation and public health at risk

The captive lion breeding industry puts conservation and public health at risk

South Africa is replicating China’s policies that resulted in the Covid-19 outbreak, including mandates promoting domesticating and breeding wild species. South Africa’s captive lion breeding industry will go down as one of the worst chapters in the sustainable use book of conservation. Horror stories of disease-ridden lions living in squalor made international headlines and forced […]

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Rangers just killed one of Kenya’s most famous lions because they didn’t have tranquilizers

Rangers just killed one of Kenya’s most famous lions because they didn’t have tranquilizers

Mohawk the lion, one of Kenya’s most famous big cats, was fatally shot Wednesday by wildlife rangers. In a country that has invested millions in protecting its wildlife, Kenyans are trying to figure out what went wrong. The animal management team that first arrived had no tranquilizers, only rifles. A second, with tranquilizers, was on […]

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