Trophy hunting of lions can conserve the species, report suggests

Posted by on September 22, 2016 4:44 pm
Categories: Science

Trophy hunters can play an important role in lion conservation, researchers have shown. These findings may surprise the public, but most lion conservationists think trophy hunting could play a key role in conserving this species because lions need large areas to thrive, and managing this land is expensive. The new work shows land under long-term management for trophy hunting can help fill this shortfall.

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