South Africans call for more wildlife protections

Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “South Africans call for more wildlife protections” – below is their description.

Two “pet” tigers living next door to a childcare centre in Johannesburg sparked fear and anger among many people in the neighbourhood.

It has also renewed discussion about the ethical treatment of wildlife.

Now the government is drafting a new law to ban the domestication and exploitation of indigenous lions, but animal rights groups say all exotic animals should be protected.

Al Jazeera’s Natasha Ghoneim reports from Johannesburg, South Africa.

– Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish/

– Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera/

– Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/

#SouthAfrica #Wildlife #AnimalRights

Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

Similar Content

About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

  • NATO sends reinforcements to Eastern Europe amid Russia tensions
  • Burkina Faso army deposes president Kabore in military coup
  • Lebanon’s former PM Saad Hariri suspends political career
  • In This Story: South Africa

    South Africa is a country on the southernmost tip of the African continent, marked by several distinct ecosystems. Inland safari destination Kruger National Park is populated by big game. The Western Cape offers beaches, lush winelands around Stellenbosch and Paarl, craggy cliffs at the Cape of Good Hope, forest and lagoons along the Garden Route, and the city of Cape Town, beneath flat-topped Table Mountain.

    2 Recent Items: South Africa

  • South Africa music teachers help youth fight the lure of gangs
  • South African doctors fear new COVID variants could evolve in untreated HIV population
  • Leave a Comment

    We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.

    Posting....