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Minister draws a lion in the sand: captive breeding in SA is set to end

This is an excerpt from an article written by Paul Ash and published online by Sunday Times on 02 May, 2021

Acting on a wide-reaching report, Barbara Creecy concedes that canned hunting doesn’t contribute to conservation.

SA’s controversial lion breeding industry may soon be history.

On Sunday, forestry, fisheries and environment minister Barbara Creecy released a long-awaited high-level panel report on the management, breeding, hunting, trade and handling of elephant, lion, leopard and rhinoceros…