Coronavirus is a crisis for South Africa’s captive lions, campaigners warn

Captive lions in South Africa could face starvation or euthanization as tourist revenues disappear amid the COVD-19 pandemic, according to animal welfare groups.

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Last updated on 16 April 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
South Africa
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Diseases
Species: 
Panthera leo
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals