Walking with lions: why there is no role for captive-origin lions Panthera leo in species restoration

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Hunter, Luke T.B. ; White, Paula ; Henschel, Philipp ; Frank, Laurence ; Burton, Cole ; Loveridge, Andrew ; Balme, Guy ; Breitenmoser, Christine ; Breitenmoser, Urs (2017)

Despite formidable challenges and few successes in reintroducing large cats from captivity to the wild, the release of captives has widespread support from the general public and local governments, and continues to occur ad hoc. Commercial so-called lion Panthera leo en... View more
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