Global March For Lions 2014 – Big Cat Rescue. On March 15th, 15 countries and 62 cities with over 250 organizers, marched to raise awareness about: • Cub handling, posing with cubs for photos, petting cubs and why that is always abuse!
• Walking with lions (walking lions on leashes and letting people walk out into groups of sub adult lions, so the lions get used to people walking up within shooting distance)
• Canned hunting (where lions are shot for a fee in cages)
• Lion meat issues (all of these are connected)
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581 registrants marched through Big Cat Rescue to meet our lions and other wild cats and took action to save lions by paw-sing at the end to be taped asking their lawmakers to “march the Big Cat & Public Safety Protection Act through Congress.” For more information about this bill go to: https://www.votervoice.net/BCR/Campaigns/30111/Respond
The event helped people understand the link between paying to play with a cub in this country and lions being slaughtered for their fur, bones and meat, here and in the wild.
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