Three months after the famous Tiger Temple was shut down, the fate of the big cats seized is uncertain. Meanwhile, anti-trafficking groups sus pect legal zoos and illegal farms continue to feed trade in the beasts, dead or alive .
ASSUMPTION: Legalizing domestic tiger trade is the sovereign right of any nation. FACTS: CITES Resolution Conf. 12.5 asks Parties to prohibit trade in tiger parts and derivatives, both internationally and domestically, even from captive-bred specimens.This resolution was adopted by consensus. Range countries with wild tiger populations stand to lose the most from any unilateral decision to legalize any form oftiger trade. Any country that legalizes tiger trade at this time wi
The Blood Lions™ team, in association with the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), South African Wildlife College (SAWC), Wildlands and the National Association of Conservancies (NACSA), has secured global conservation support for their efforts to stop the canned hunting and non-conservation based captive breeding of Lion and other Predators. This will be formally announced at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii, from the 1st to 10th September. The IUCN – the Internat