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MYTH: Cub petting is okay because the cubs are orphans

This is another extremely common myth linked to the captive lion industry, but is very often not the case.

Many captive wildlife facilities will claim that their cubs were orphaned, rejected by their mothers, or that their mothers didn’t produce enough milk to feed them.

The reality is that these cubs were born in captivity and forcefully removed from their mothers within days of birth, so that they can be bottle-fed by paying volunteers and petted by visitors for commercial gain.

Don’t be part of the problem. #CancelCaptivity