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Captive lion breeding: Why are we allowing this?

This is an excerpt from an article written by Melanie Verwoerd and published online by News24 on 16 September, 2020.

Why is it, at a time when South Africa is going around the world to ask for loans, debt repayment holidays as well as investment, that we insist on permitting a trade that seriously damages our image internationally because of its cruelty?

I’m talking about the captive lion industry.

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