The EU and Lions

Some good news to share regarding Lions, a positive step and one that will hopefully influence other countries to ban the importation of all Lion Trophies from everywhere.

Lions, Lion Aid, EU, Hunting, trophies, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Save Lions, Ban lion hunting, conservation.

“No further imports of trophies from Benin, Burkina Faso and Cameroon will be allowed into the EU.”

Via Lion aid

Their new requirement for import permits for all lion trophies is a milestone in our fight for lions! Once this ruling is adopted, there will be no more lion trophies allowed into the EU from Benin, Burkina Faso or Cameroon. These western African lions are genetically distinct and highly endangered. There are only about 400 left now on the African continent. The CITES records show that the majority of western African lions shot as trophies are imported into France. So this new ruling may well prevent the extinction of these magnificent lions.” continuing reading here.

 

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