Yesterday, we told you Zambia was banning trophy hunting for lions.
Now, Leonardo DiCaprio and the International Fund for Animal Welfare are doing their part to help these endangered and beautiful lions.
The actor has taken a break from Hollywood to help the world. Leo posted the following on Facebook to help IFAW get the word out:
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And it's for TWO good causes!!!
Zambia is joining the FUN party of banning trophy hunting, following in Kenya and Botswana's footsteps.
Leopard and lion hunting will be banned in 2013, two of the big five of trophy hunting, (elephants, water buffalo and rhinos are the other three). The government hopes the bans will boost ecotourism.
Hunters argue that game hunting is big business for Zambia and
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