Blood Lions, a new documentary film delivers a damning verdict on the rapidly growing South African industry that breeds, hunts and trades lions in captivity. ‘Blood Lions’, a hard-hitting, locally- produced movie which premiered at the Durban International Film Festival this week, presents a comprehensive behind-the-scenes investigation sure to shock anyone concerned about wildlife conservation and animal welfare. The film follows South African conservationist Ian Michler as he visits some of the 200-odd facilities estimated to house approximately 6000 to 8000 captive-bred lions throughout the country. For screening times and more info, visit bloodlions.org
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