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Stop the Exploitation of Wild Animals

Prohibiting the exploitation of wild animals for entertainment purposes because traveling with a variety of animal species, public appearances and frequent direct contact entail an increased risk of spreading zoonoses and cause animal suffering...Banning the trade of wild animals for private keeping, human consumption as well as use in traditional medicines and immediately closing all markets that sell live wild animals to not only protect animals and ecosystems but help prevent future pandemics that arise from zoonotic diseases such as COVID-19, SARS, MeRs, HIV and Ebola.

THE BIG CAT SCAM

THE CUB PETTING SCAM

The temptation to cuddle or pet a lion cub might be inevitable, but it truly is just a big scam. Here’s how you might be contributing to it! Read more. 

THE WALKING SCAM

Are we actually doing more harm than good with these once in a lifetime photo opportunities? Walk with them now, but they’ll be killed later!  Read more here.

THE VOLUNTOURISM SCAM

International volunteers are often ill-informed and unaware that these cute cubs that they bottle feed and bath are not orphaned and will never be returned to the wild. Find out more. 

THE CANNED HUNTING SCAM

From the age of about four years, captive bred lions and tigers are offered as trophies to hunters. Read more here.

THE LION BONE SCAM

How an unregulated and unchecked industry has been allowed to explode. Find out more.

WELFARE CONCERNS

How an unregulated and unchecked industry has been allowed to explode. Read more.

ETHICAL SANCTUARIES

Conserve wildlife by only visiting and promoting ethical sanctuariesEthical sanctuaries don't allow interactions with animals. Read more about ethical sanctuaries.

 download: Bad to the Bone report