We wish to express that SAPA’s letter is fraught with inaccuracies, false statements, and a flawed viewpoint that is shaped for the economic benefit of captive lion breeders. We recommend that USFWS maintains their current position which is to ban the importation of captive-origin lion trophies. Nothing has changed in the South African context since the previous USFWS finding that can justify a change of position.
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Comment to the USFWS on the petition to reclassify the Leopard as an Endangered Species throughout its range
The EMS Foundation wholly supports the Petition filed on July 25, 2016 by The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society International, Center for Biological Diversity, the International Fund For Animal Welfare, and the Fund For Animals to list all Panthera Pardus as Endangered and to immediately restrict leopard trophy imports.