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EARTH DAY 2021 HOW MANY ASIAN TIGERS ARE IN CAPTIVITY IN SOUTH AFRICA

Appendices:

1 Received 26th February 2021

2 The document/ list we received was undated and only referred to panthera tigris tigris and 4 clouded leopards are listed. No hybrids have been listed, e.g. ligers or tigons

https://emsfoundation.org.za/global-emergency-response-measures-covid_19-global-pandemic/ 

https://cdn.who.int/media/docs/default-source/foodsafety/ ig–121-1-food-safety-and-covid-19-guidance-for-traditional-food-markets-2021-04-12- en.pdf?sfvrsn=921ec66d_1&download=true

5 A. Alonso Aguirre et al, Opportunities for Transdisciplinary Science to Mitigate Biosecurity Risks From the Intersectionality of Illegal Wildlife Trade With Emerging Zoonotic Pathogens, Front. Ecol. Evol., 02 February 2021 https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2021.604929; J. Green et.al African Lions and Zoonotic Diseases: Implications for Commercial Lion Farms in South Africa. Animals 2020, 10, 1692 https://doi.org/10.3390/ani100916921692

6 R. Latta et al, Zoonotic and vector-borne pathogens in tigers from a wildlife safari park, Italy, International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, Volume 12, August 2020, Pages 1-7 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213224420300298#cebib0010

7 Paragraph 1 g) of Resolution Conf. 12.5 (Rev. CoP17)

8 Particularly noting that tigers should not be bred for trade in their parts and derivatives [CITES Decision 14.69]

9 Particularly noting that according to the annex to the notification of this Decision, ‘trade’ may be regarded for the purposes of this Decision as referring to both domestic and international trade’.

IMAGE CREDIT: Tigers at Eventieria Wildlife Park – Ban Animal Trading South Africa

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