August 10 : Happy World Lions Day !!! (Aug 10)
The Times of India, The Hindustan Times and The MiD-Day covers….Mumbai NGO “Empower Foundation's escalation to IUCN (The International Union for Conservation of Nature) to intervene in the Lion Translocation Issue” Citing :
(1) 29 Serious Violations of IUCN Guidelinescovering areas like Core Reason, Habitat, Climatic requirements, Animal Welfare, Social Feasibility, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Assessment, Exit Strategy etc.
(2) 12 Adverse Conditions in proposed translocation site at Kuno Palpur, MP. Which could lead to a failed translocation.
(3) Serious Animal Right Issue of translocating a pride of Lions to Kuno and every 3 to 5 years moving the Male Lion from the Wild to captivity in Zoo and by replacing a new Wild Male Lion from Gir !
Happy Lions Day and Week to all the Wildlife Lovers and look forward for some more active enthusiasts joining this movement. Pls call Black Pearl on (Chandigarh/Delhi +91 76962 08033) or Jalpesh Mehta (Mumbai+91 98194 38900) or Amit Kanungu (Kolkata/Nagpur+91 96747 52050) or Nupur Kothari (Mumbai+91 98330 01800)
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