S.Africa to ban breeding lions in captivity for hunting

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S.Africa to ban breeding lions in captivity for hunting (msn.com)

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South Africa on Sunday revealed plans to ban the breeding of lions in captivity for trophy hunting or for tourists to pet, in a bid to promote a more “authentic” experience.a close up of a dog sticking its head out of a window: The practice of hunting lions raised in captivity has long been controversial in South Africa, where a large number of animals are confined to pens ringed with electric fences© BRETT ELOFFThe practice of hunting lions raised in captivity has long been controversial in South Africa, where a large number of animals are confined to pens ringed with electric fences

The decision was reached following recommendations contained in a study by a special government-appointed panel into the controversial practice.https://products.gobankingrates.com/r/d9360ea31bf06ea8b9d0ef49288e28fb?subid=

The panel was studying the management and rules governing the hunting, trade and keeping in captivity of lions, elephants, rhino and leopards.

Environment Minister Barbara Creecy told a news conference that the…

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