Washington Report – Lions and the Future of Hunting

We all know the bad news by now. The federal government has finally disgorged the listing of lions under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). SCI members have been waiting for this proverbial second shoe to drop since the official notice of proposed listing was issued in October of 2014. But it’s important to remember that … Continue reading

Do You Have a Lion Hunt Planned?

All SCI members are probably aware by now that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has listed the African lion under the Endangered Species Act and will be requiring permits for the importation of lions harvested after January 21, 2016. (Go here and here for SCI’s posts regarding the listing.) To understand the impact that … Continue reading

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