Author Archives: Dr Louise de Waal

South Africa selling tiger and lion hunts to Chinese nouveau riche

Tigers, leopards, lions, elephants and rhinos were among the many species of wild animals on offer by South African hunting outfitters at the first-ever Chinese hunting show in Shanghai last weekend. Critically endangered tigers, considered to be ‘functionally extinct’ in China, are now offered by several South African hunting businesses. Since tigers are primarily defined as an exotic species in

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