The South African Predator Association (SAPA) intends to co-ordinate and promote the interests of its members with the view of establishing and maintaining a healthy and profitable predator breeding and hunting industry in congruence with national and international conservation principles and current national and provincial legislation.
SAPA actively represents the interests of our members locally and internationally. Join SAPA today and help us to establish and maintain a healthy and profitable predator breeding and hunting industry in South Africa.
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Lion Crisis - SAPA to the rescue!
Since details of the lion crisis in Limpopo surfaced on Facebook, the South African Predator Association has worked around the clock to find a solution. SAPA Members and various sponsors have contributed lavishly to the effort and the first eight tons of food was delivered and given to the hungry cats earlier this week.
The South African Predator Association (SAPA) has accredited a number of lion hunting destinations and outfitters / professional hunters that offer world class lion hunts in South Africa. Accreditation was awarded only after thorough assessment by an independent team of assessors and means that the particular establishment / outfitter strictly adheres and conducts its business according to SAPA’s Norms and Standards for Hunting Ranch lions in South Africa.
Unethical hunting practices or not?
SAPA and its members have increasingly become the target of malicious and deliberate attempts to portray the lion industry as unethical and those involved in this industry as bloodthirsty people without conscience. The sharpened attacks by recent television programs like Carte Blanche and BBC News and re-run of "old" footage are impeccably timed to try and sway the vote of delegates attending the CITES CoP 17 conference.
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