This is an excerpt from an article compiled by Nica Richards and published by The Citizen on 10 August, 2020

Blood Lions is once again urging Minister Barbara Creecy to scrap the lion bone export quota, and destroy all existing bone stockpiles.

The iconic wild lion is increasingly becoming less of a respected animal and more of a commodity, with thousands living and being bred in captivity across South Africa. 

To raise awareness of the importance of lions for conservation, culture and tourism this World Lion Day, Blood Lions in partnership with World Animal Protection has launched the 800 Voices for 800 Lions campaign. 

Read More: https://citizen.co.za/news/south-africa/environment/2338313/blood-lions-launches-global-awareness-campaign-on-world-lion-day/