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Investigating SA’s captive lion breeding industry and the lion bone trade

This is an excerpt from an article written by Paula Luckhoff and published online by 702 FM on 23 February, 2020.

Richard Peirce discusses his documentary ‘Lions, Bones & Bullets’, which follows the trade to the Far East.

What is the current state of South Africa’s controversial captive lion breeding industry?

Nature conservationist Tim Neary invites wildlife conservationist and author Richard Peirce to talk about the documentary he’s completing, on Refiloe Mpakanyane’s Weekend Breakfast show.

Lions, Bones & Bullets follows the trail of the derivatives of the local industry to South East Asia.

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