Many people might not know about "canned hunting," the practice that puts lion breeders, also called "lion farms," in cahoots with tourist industries looking to rake in a lot of cash. Masquerading as wildlife welfare facilities, these establishments take advantage of tourists who want to help animals and cater to wealthy hunters looking for an easy target.
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And, sadly, the target couldn't be easier. After they are hand-raised from birth so they will more easily trust people, the lions bred on the farms are put into an enclosure where they can't run away or hide, just so that a hunter wielding a gun can have his triumphant moment and take home a decoration.