Monday, 10 August 2015

ARTICLE: South Africa's 'canned' lions.. the blood of the big cats.

For most people the African lion is the king of the wild whose spirit symbolises strength and courage. But for thousands of big cats bred in captivity in South Africa, the reality is a far cry from that noble image.

Coinciding with the international outrage that followed the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, a new documentary offers a disturbing look into the inhumane practices used by many farmers involved in captive predator breeding, a multimillion euro industry that has developed primarily in South Africa over the last 15 years.


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