Lion cub

CapeNature under fire for putting down Simba

In August 2019, three suspects were arrested for being in illegal possession of a lion cub that was dubbed Simba. The little lion was found in a house in Athlone, on the Cape Flats, and Sulaiman Effendi, Shurud Jacobs and Moegamat Simons were charged with the illegal possession of an[…]

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Lion cub rescued from Athlone

An Organised Crime Investigation (OCI) was launched by detectives on Wednesday following a tip-off that a lion cub had been smuggled from Thabazimbi in Limpopo to the Western Cape. Various addresses in the Athlone area were searched, according to SAPS spokesperson Noloyiso Rwexana, to find the little cub. Eventually the[…]

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