It is a shame that 60 minutes diluted the impact of their show by having Richardson behave irresponsibly around lions, but it is about time main stream media exposed the fact that cub petting almost always ends badly for the cubs. For someone to roll around with lions and then tell others that if they do it the cubs will end up being killed for their parts, is hypocritical and sets a bad example, but at least the people who don't know any better might be drawn in by this bad behavior and actually learn something in the end about what really
Canned Lion Hunting
the looming menace of Asia
American and European hunters are monsters of death and destruction. This blog raises awareness of the potential for Asian hunters to do even more damage in the years ahead.
The controversial sport of big game hunting is becoming popular among Chinese tycoons. More and more rich Asians are joining hunting expeditions in Africa and Canada. At least 100 Chinese tycoons have hunted overseas, with the number increasing.
ACTION NEEDED FOR OUR LIONS: Please can we ask all tweeters to join us and tweet the following 21 tweets - just copy, paste and tweet. These are all aimed at USFWS. Kindly appreciated!
(Yes, the "." you see at the beginning of some of the tweets is intentional)
1) From 1999 - 2008 Americans imported 4021 lion trophies to USA. That's >400 Lions Killed Per Year! .@USFWSInternatl#LionsWaitingToDie
2) Cross Bow is cruelest way to kill a lion. Death is painful & slow .@USFWSInternatl Does Not Regulate
USA TROPHY HUNTERS IN AFRICA –
MONSTERS OF DEATH AND DESTRUCTION
They call themselves conservationists. But all they conserve are their sordid commercial interests and their sick hunting culture.
Spreading out like a deadly cancer from their HQ at Safari Club International, these insidious weapons of mass destruction infect the vulnerable third world conservation structures in Africa.
The strategy of all Big Business is to seize control of their own regulatory authorities, and Big Hunting is no exception. Using stalking horses
Tampa March for Lions is a Roaring Success
The Tampa March for Lions may have just seemed like one heck of a party, but thanks to everyone who came and fundraised for the event, we were able to net $10,000 and we wanted to spend it on ways to help lions outside our gates. The movers and shakers behind the Global March for Lions were Chris and Bev Mercer of CannedLion.org. Any time we need the truth on what is happening in Africa regarding lions, we always turn to Chris and Bev. They have been the leading force against lion hunting and
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