has devoted his career to studying lions, can’t imagine why zoos would breed liligers and other such hybrids.
“In terms of conservation,” he said, “it’s so far away from anything, it’s kind of pointless to even say it’s irrelevant.”
National Geographic News
Published September 21, 2012
7:36 PM on September 21, 2012
Thank you National Geographic for taking the high road on this and telling the public the truth; that these hybrids are only bred to satisfy the public’s desire for seeing novelties and those who will profit from supplying that morbid demand. No legitimate conservation program would ever condone such an ignorant act.