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Demand for Lion Bones Offers South African Breeders a Lucrative Return

Published 04/17/13
By Sebastien Hervieu, Guardian Weekly

Koos Hermanus would rather not give names to the lions he breeds. So here, behind a 2.4-metre high electric fence, is 1R, a three-and-a-half-year-old male, who consumes 5 kilograms of meat a day and weighs almost 200 kilograms. It will only leave its enclosure once it has been "booked"' by a hunter, most of whom are from the United States.

Link: Guardian.co.uk

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