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Health impacts of repeated pregnancies on captive lionesses
3rd August 2022

What are some of the Health impacts of repeated pregnancies on captive lionesses? Specialist Wildlife Vet Dr Peter Caldwell explains:

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Health implications of bottle feeding cubs
28th July 2022

What are some of the Health implications of bottle feeding cubs? One of the biggest concerns is around the use of…

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Health implications of removing cubs from their mothers
26th July 2022

What are some of the health implications cubs experience after being removed from their mother within days of birth? Watch to…

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5 Environmental challenges associated with keeping lions in captivity
20th June 2022

The NSPCA – National Council of SPCAs found the following environmental issues during welfare inspections on commercial captive lion breeding facilities…

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7 Nutritional concerns associated with keeping lions in captivity
14th June 2022

The welfare conditions identified by the Blood Lions and World Animal Protection research teams were categorised according to a globally accepted…

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15 conditions associated with negative mental experiences of captive lions
10th June 2022

Boredom, frustration, neuroticism, irritation, frustration and anxiety are just some of the 15 negative mental experiences of lions kept in zoos,…

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19 conditions associated with negative behaviours of captive lions
6th June 2022

Our research recognised 19 conditions associated with negative behaviours affecting lions kept in zoos, sanctuaries and safari parks globally, including excessive…

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124 Health conditions identified that affect lions in captivity
2nd June 2022

Our recently published research identified 124 health conditions affecting lions kept in captivity globally, ranging from a broken tooth and a…

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Over 170 challenges found when keeping lions in captivity
31st May 2022

The Blood Lions and World Animal Protection research team reviewed over 90 scientific papers and identified 170 different physical and psychological…

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Globally accepted animal welfare model used by our research team
26th May 2022

The welfare conditions identified by the Blood Lions and World Animal Protection research team were categorised according to a globally accepted…

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