Captured in Africa (ethical Safaris; no bullets, just natural wildlife beauty on offer) and Captured in Africa Foundation – a recently launched foundation building on Drew Abrahamson’s commendable and renowned dedication to big cat relocation and long term welfare – truly worthy work by Drew and Paul (+ team) that deserves widespread attention and support.
One of the things I love most about blogging is having the opportunity to talk to experts and professionals in conservation about the incredible and inspiring work they are doing.
As a brief catch-up, canned hunting refers to lions born and raised in captivity for the sole purpose of being shot for large sums of money. Prices for these canned hunts start at about $17,500 and go as high as $50,000, and the lions involved are always killed within an enclosed area, or whilst sedated, meaning the kill is guaranteed – the lions literally have no escape (see ‘canned’).
Over the last couple of years, I have joined campaigns and demonstrations against…
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