‘Canned’ Hunting – The ‘End Game’

Stephen Wiggins Article, Video 7 Comments

Banner image: courtesy of Campaign Against Canned Hunting article ‘Canned’ Phase Out We have seen the acknowledged damage being done to South Africa’s reputation from its continued harbouring of ‘canned’ practices. The ‘canned’ industry is in steep decline (with a reported 70% drop in the ‘appetite’ for ‘canned’ executions of bred stock). Figure 1 – …

‘Canned’ Duplicity and Decline

Stephen Wiggins Article, Petition 11 Comments

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 …

“9 Myths About Captive-bred Lions”

Stephen Wiggins Article, Event, Petition 18 Comments

Banner: courtesy of the Campaign Against Canned Hunting Petition – Stop Cruel and Cowardly “Canned” Hunts Next Saturday, 2nd April there will be the Global March for Lions across many cities. In the build up to next Saturday (and then a follow up March to Stop Lion Trophy Hunting  on …

‘Canned’ Industry Deceit, Intimidation and Threats

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Video – A heavily sedated, ‘canned’ lion being manhandled to an enclosure, to be executed by a paying Trophy Hunter. The DSC and SCI hunters’ associations still believe this a ‘sport’ and good ‘conservation?’ No, it’s animal abuse and exploitation and has been for the past 20 years+ that it’s been supported …

How Can ‘We’ Save the African Lion, Panthera Leo?

Stephen Wiggins Article, IWB Led Petition, Petition, Studies 19 Comments

Download PDF of this article – How Can ‘We’ Save the African Lion, Panthera Leo? Let’s start by saying that I do not understand how anyone could want to kill an animal and put its remains on home display, particularly a lion from a rapidly dwindling wild population (or a ‘canned’ …

Blood Lions Airing in South Africa Tonight!

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The South African television premiere of Blood Lions is tonight (11 October 2015, 22:00 hours) on Discovery Channel 121. A documentary exposing the predator breeding, cub petting and canned hunting industry in South Africa. Watch it to have the power to create change and awareness. ‪#‎BLOODLIONS If you would really …

The Lion Cub Con in ‘Canned’ Farms

Stephen Wiggins Article, Petition 10 Comments

Update: “I Was Tricked into Raising Lions Cubs for Hunters to Kill,” Beth Jennings, The Dodo, 1 March 2016  Beth Jennings’ “Claws Out” web-site “Blood Lions Warns Against the Dark Side of African Voluntourism,” Daily Telegraph, Travel, 1 December 2015 IWB Letter to Sun International to Stop Promoting Wildlife ‘Petting’ FOUR …

‘Blood Lions’ Now Coming to European TV

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More good news for getting the ‘Blood Lions’ message out regarding ‘Canned Hunting’ NEWS: Wildlands and Regulus Vision, with PBS International, are very excited to announce the European television premiere TONIGHT in the Benelux region on Discovery Channel Nederland. The tentative dates have been released but are subject to change: …

“BLOOD LIONS” hits television screens in AMERICA

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On 7th October, MSNBC will present the American television premiere of “Blood Lions,” a compelling documentary which takes audiences inside the so called “canned lion hunting” industry in South Africa. Blood Lions will air at 22.00 on the East Coast and at 23.00 (West Coast). “Blood Lions” follows environmental journalist and …

Stop ‘Canned Hunting!’

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Four Paws’ Petition – Stop Canned Hunting! So far nearly 150,000 people have signed the Four Paws petition “Stop Canned Hunting!” – but more signatures are needed. Four Paws has been helping animals around the world for over 25 years. IWB fully supports Four Paws’ campaign against animal abuse and the work …