Trophy hunting removes 'good genes' and raises extinction risk

Hunting animals that stand out from the crowd because of their impressive horns or lustrous manes could lead to extinction, according to a study.

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Last updated on 30 November 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species: 
Panthera leo
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals