Lion farmers may get export quota - Independent Online

Johannesburg - South Africa's Department of Environmental Affairs plans to establish an annual quota for the export of skeletons from farm-bred lions and won't authorize shipments until one has been put in place. An export permit will only be granted ...

Mission to end canned lion hunting - Independent Online

FENCED IN: There are between 6 000 and 8 000 captive-bred lions in SA, more than twice the number of wild lions. Picture: Conservation Action Trust. Durban - An NGO, Youth for Lions, is on a mission to save the felines from canned hunting. It is ...

South Africa Wants to Export Hundreds of Captive-Bred Lion Skeletons - Care2.com

South Africa has stirred some serious controversy with a recent announcement that it wants to allow the export of hundreds of skeletons from captive-bred lions every year. The nation has already drawn the ire of lion advocates for being home to an ...

South Africa's canned lion hunting industry cashes in on global trade in lion bones - HSUS News (blog)

More than a year ago, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, reacting to a legal petition from The HSUS, HSI, and other animal welfare and conservation groups, announced that the United States was placing African lions on the list of threatened and ...