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Spare the lions in South Africa

Northern Ireland residents have been clambering to get to South Africa for the next stages of the World Cup and everything else the country has to offer.

Sadly, many lions and rhinos and other animals have much to fear from the influx of tourists from Belfast and elsewhere.

'Canned hunting' has become popular among tourists. It involves fenced-in animals being shot with either bows or rifles. It is perfectly legal in South Africa, but we would like to see this practice banned immediately.

If going to South Africa, don't spend money on shooting animals - save your money for the bar after the penalty shoot-out.

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