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From pets to prey

Each year, thousands of tourists pay to pet young lion cubs in South African animal parks. What they don't know is what happens to the cubs when they get older - they often end up in so-called "canned hunts," where hunting tourists pay tens of thousands to shoot down the cubs deemed too big and dangerous to be around humans. Clarissa Ward shar
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