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Botswana Minister In Lion Trade Scandal!

Botswana’s Minister of Agriculture is under fire after exporting 22 lions to a canned hunting farm in South Africa.

Biologically A Woman Is The Giver Of Life.

Dear Melissa, I have to hand it to you. That pic of you sitting gloating triumphantly behind the huge male lion you killed has gone viral. I’m not saying that people aren’t admiring your big strong teeth or even your big strong breast implants. But your timing was all kinds of special. A week after we hear that the western black rhino is officially extinct, you post this picture of yourself on all your social media sites. Now you are front page news in many countries....

The Wildlife Conservation Society Reports

New peer-reviewed paper by the Wildlife Conservation Society and other groups reveals an ominous finding: most of the world's last remaining tigers -- long decimated by overhunting, logging, and wildlife trade -- are now clustered in just six percent of their available habitat. The paper identifies 42 'source sites' scattered across Asia that are now the last hope and greatest priority for the conservation and recovery of the world's largest cat.

Poachers Beware

The British government has announced that to help in the fight against the poachers it is to send one of the most respected and feared fighting forces in the world - The British Army Paratrooper –to work with wildlife officers in Kenya.

Thumbs Up!

A court has ordered that the posters President Zuma had removed from airports in South Africa go back up. The advert, which raised eyebrows when it was first displayed last year, shows a lioness looking up the barrel of a gun. Behind them is the face of Mr Zuma.