Poachers butcher a third lion pride this month in South Africa, as a male and four lionesses are poisoned then hacked into pieces so their parts can be used in black magic potions

Poachers butcher a third lion pride this month in South Africa, as a male and four lionesses are poisoned then hacked into pieces so their parts can be used in black magic potions

A third lion pride has been brutally butchered in a month in South Africa by evil poachers who hacked off their heads and paws and stole them to be used to make black magic potions. Distraught owner Menno Parsons, 46, broke the news that his male lion Tau, 10, and four lionesses had been fed […]

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Global trafficking threat catches up to Sri Lanka’s endangered pangolins

COLOMBO — The same demand for pangolin scales and flesh that’s driving the animal’s decline across Africa and Southeast Asia is also taking a toll in Sri Lanka, one of the least-studied pangolin ranges. A new study into Sri Lanka’s population of Indian pangolins (Manis crassicaudata), one of eight species of the scaly anteater and […]

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190 Rhinos Poached In Kruger National Park This Year Already

Bringing local communities into mainstream conservation was vital to South African efforts aimed at curbing rhino poaching that has steadily declined from a peak of 1,215 animals killed five years ago, the environmental minister said on Sunday. South Africa, with one of the world’s largest rhino populations, is battling organised crime syndicates targeting its national […]

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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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