All the recent attacks by captive lions on people were not ‘unprovoked’. Man provokes, nature responds – and then man tries to blame nature. We are profoundly saddened to learn of the tragic death of one man and the serious injuries sustained by his friend when they were attacked by escaped White Lions near Hoedspruit in January. Note that these lions were captive. They were hand raised, and used commercially by Lion Tree Top Lodge for a “Walking with Lions” experience offered to guests, including young children…

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