Breeding farms and traditional medicine

Industrial-scale farms are being used to supply big cats for use in traditional asian medicines, new study finds.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: theecologist.org

This important study by World Animal Protection proves what we have been saying for years: people who consume/use big cat parts and products made from big cats such as tiger bone wine, greatly prefer the wild product rather than farmed. Farming captive tigers and lions is not only horrifically cruel, it’s actually fueling the poaching of wild tigers and lions and bringing their extinction closer to becoming reality. 

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