‘Canned’ Duplicity and Decline

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Petition – Stop the “Canned Hunting” of South Africa’s Lions

The breeding of lion (and other animal ‘product’) has been going on for some 25 years plus in South Africa.

The South African Department of Environmental Affairs’ (DEA’s) own candid definition of “canned lion hunting” clearly enlightens one to the morally reprehensible “artificial” nature of the “sport” (sic) of ‘canned’ killings:

In general, the term “canned lion hunting” refers to the hunting of lion in artificial circumstances, including the hunting of lion that is under the influence of a tranquiliser, by trapping it against a fence to hamper its escape, by luring it through the use of bait, hunting it in a controlled environment, and hunting it from a motorised vehicle” – South African Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA)

The breeding of lions and other big cats in captive (‘canned’) breeding facilities within…

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