‘So adorable’, most would say and indeed they are – in the wild!
However, there is a huge canned hunting industry in South Africa.
Canned hunting is the despicable activity where wild animals, in this case lions, are poached or bred in captivity solely be shot in a confined space.
These lions, often white lions, can be part of a tourist “petting” attraction and through this become habituated to humans.
When these lions no longer have “use value” they are taken into a pen and shot by some rich tourist.
It is alleged that the Lion Park near Johannesburg (a huge tourist attraction) sells its lions for canned hunting. This is where our protest will be on Saturday. …
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