Unpacking the Ministerial Task Team Report

The Ministerial Task Team worked tirelessly to produce a detailed report of the commercial captive lion industry and recommendations to achieve a successful voluntary phase out as a first step in the ultimate closure of the industry. Below we unpack the report and discuss how these recommendations would look in practice. 

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Learn more about the Ministerial Task Team’s Report and their Recommendations.

Overview

Mandatory prerequisite #1: Humane euthanasia

Mandatory prerequisite #2: Population control

Exit options #1: Live lions

Exit options #2: Bone stockpiles

Rejected options: Rewilding