Lion cub petting: to ban or regulate?

Lion cub petting: to ban or regulate?

The formulation of a Captive Carnivores Working Group has seen a handful of interested parties collaborate in order to plot the way forward for the controversial lion cub petting industry.

The people involved come from a diverse background of experienced conservationists; people like Petri Viljoen of African Lion Working Group of the IUCN and John Werth, CEO of PAAZA and WAZA exec committee member (Pan African Zoo Association and World Association of Zoos), CACH – The Campaign Against Canned Hunting group as well as representatives from Lion and Safaris Park.

This is an excerpt from an article first published by Blood Lions. Read the original article here: Lion cub petting: to ban or regulate?


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