Department of Environmental Affairs Increase Captive Lion Bone Export Quota to 1,500

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Tue, 07/17/2018 - 14:29

In 2017, the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) announced an annual export quota of 800 skeletons (with or without the skull) for the international trade in lion bones. This has now been increased to 1,500 skeletons, effective from 7 June 2018.




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