Feared and Hated but Admired and Respected -The Status and Plight of the African Lion (Panthera Leo) in Sub Saharan Africa: A Pest facing extinction or a favourite Tourist Attraction – Daily Nation, Kenya 2013. Author: Mwelwa C. Musambachime

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Lion bones weighing 342 kg seized at OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg

Summary: The BBC reported on 4th October, 2019 that South African officials had seized 342kg (754lb) of lion bones and arrested three people at Johannesburg airport in South Africa, the environment ministry said. The bones, which are prized in Asia for supposed medicinal benefits and to make jewellery, were destined for Malaysia. The 12 boxes of lion bones wrapped in aluminium foil were...
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