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By: Blood Lions

Youth For Lions Blog: A visit to the zoo or a captive wildlife facility – education or edutainment?
10th December 2021

Written by Youth Ambassador, Stephanie Emmy Klarmann and published with permission There are some heated debates about the value of captive…

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The welfare of South Africa’s wild animals is in the hopelessly wrong hands of the food police – this has to change urgently
9th December 2021

This is an excerpt from an article written by Don Pinnock and published online by Daily Maverick on 09 December, 2021…

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Animal welfare bill being developed in isolation
2nd December 2021

This is an excerpt from an article written by Sheree Bega and published online by Mail & Guardian on 2 December,…

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Shocking new footage reveals horrific conditions lions and tigers are subjected to at big cat farms in SA
27th November 2021

This is an excerpt from an article written by Sameer Naik and published online by Saturday Star and IOL on 27…

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SUPPORT Keeping it wild
28th October 2021

The SATSA tool gives people six questions to guide them into making the right decision about whether or not to support…

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AVOID Riding of wild animals
26th October 2021

For any wild animal, having a human ride or sit on it, is contrary to their natural behaviour and would not…

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AVOID Tactile interactions with predators and cetaceans
22nd October 2021

Predators are dangerous animals that can inflict serious injury to humans, especially during stressful and unnatural activities that put them in…

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AVOID Walking with predators or elephants
19th October 2021

The training and handling techniques used to train wild animals to walk alongside humans are frequently harmful to the animals involved….

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Calls for a ‘New deal for people and Wildlife’ in open letter to minister
15th October 2021

This is an excerpt from an article written by David Henning and published online by Getaway on 15 October, 2021 Blood…

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Nature, not humanity, is the source of life, and the purpose of conservation is to serve Nature
14th October 2021

This is an excerpt from an Open Letter written by Jay Naidoo and published online by Daily Maverick on 14 October,…

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