SE Asians aren’t satisfied with pushing the tiger to extinction…

And sadly, all the blame doesn’t go to China, Laos, and Vietnam. South Africa has an absolutely abysmal track record with the preservation of lions; from breeding projects to feed the canned hunting industry to hunting safaris, South Africa is very likely among the most deserving of blame. Of course, there are many Europeans and Americans that get an erection when the thought of shooting a lion enters their lizard brain; the blame comes here as well. In fact, taking into account the image above, within nine years nearly 4,000 lions were killed and returned to American soil as trophies – this does not take into account those lost in 2015 and the first half of 2016.

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