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PAIA Requests for Environmental Records

Request to MTPA for copies of documents relating to bones of lions shot or euthanased after escape from national parks

16 August 2017

Requestee:
Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency
Reference Number:
CER-2017-MTP-0001 (MTPA lion bones)
Status:
Records received

Copies of all records, relating to all state-owned deceased lions (Panthera leo) within the jurisdiction of the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency, from January 2015 to July 2017, evidencing what is done with the skulls, teeth, bones and other body parts and/or derivatives of all dead lions killed or found outside of national parks, particularly any lions shot or euthanased after escape from national parks (including but not limited to those lions killed after escape from the Kruger National Park around 18 May and 13 July 2017)

For further information please email [email protected].