The Ongoing Disgrace of South Africa’s Captive-Bred Lion Trade

https://e360.yale.edu/features/the-ongoing-disgrace-of-south-africas-captive-bred-lion-trade

An estimated 7,000 to 14,000 lions are held in captivity and bred in South Africa. Increasingly, the animals are slaughtered for their bones and other body parts, many of which are sold in Asia for their purported — and scientifically discredited — health benefits.

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Original Title: The Ongoing Disgrace of South Africa’s Captive-Bred Lion Trade
Full Text of the Original Article: https://e360.yale.edu/features/the-ongoing-disgrace-of-south-africas-captive-bred-lion-trade