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‘Lion King’ Director Jon Favreau Says Animals Don’t Need to Be Hurt for Films

He told Vanity Fair, “the fact that technology can make it look so photo-real, it becomes harder and harder to make a case that you need to put animals in danger when making movies.”

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Lion KIng director John Favreau told Vanity Fair “the fact that technology can make it look so photo-real, it becomes harder and harder to make a case that you need to put animals in danger when making movies.” SO TRUE! 

Captive lion breeding in South Africa: the case for a total ban

A new report by global NGO, World Animal Protection, provides a damning indictment on the captive predator breeding industry. Big cats are being bred for the use of their bones in traditional Chinese medicine. China is estimated to house about 8 000 tigers in captivity, while South Africa may have as many as 14 000 lions. Nontobeko Mtshali asks Ross Harvey to analyse the issues around captive breeding in South Africa.

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