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FOUR PAWS Transfers Former Circus Lion to LIONSROCK

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FOUR PAWS Delivers Its First State of Animal Welfare Address

FOUR PAWS seeks to inform stakeholders about the current state of Animal Welfare in South Africa


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Moving In The Right Direction: One step closer to ending the commercial trade of big cats

Fiona Miles, Director at FOUR PAWS in South Africa presented at the Inkatha Freedom Party’s discussion on the crucial topic of Captive Lion Breeding in South Africa


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