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8 More Lions Killed - Kenya Government Now Discussing Carbofuran Poisoning


Animals  (tags: lions, africa, kenya, poisoned, discovery, carbofuran poisning, cruelty, suffering, villagers, farmers )

Simone
- 3293 days ago - baraza.wildlifedirect.org
Three lions, two adult females and one adolescent male were poisoned on the 25th of April in the Masai Mara. The culprit was caught with a tub of the pesticide alleged to be Furadan or a carbofuran based pesticide. A camel that had been killed by lions



   

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Ricardo S (33)
Wednesday May 12, 2010, 12:08 am
This is very sad... the culprit was released by the government (or the lack of it, in this case).
There are safer alternatives and no reason whatsoever to keep using old and poisonous pesticides.
If Africa wants to survive, African countries have to keep up with the times and ban this obsolete product.
Also, they have to start enforcing the law, properly.
 

Shirley S (187)
Wednesday May 12, 2010, 12:26 am
Let us hope Kenya sees reason & enforces the ban.
 

gail dair (0)
Wednesday May 12, 2010, 1:43 am
noted thanks
 

Elizabeth Fuller (134)
Wednesday May 12, 2010, 6:15 am
This hs been going on for far to long and procrastination has resulted in the death of innocent wildlife, i hope they get the message and ban this chemical..immediatly. Thank you Simone, noted.
 

Camilla Vaga (68)
Thursday May 13, 2010, 9:02 am
noted, thanks
 

Katie R (38)
Friday May 14, 2010, 3:54 am
how many more must die before they ban this? They are guilty by association for not banning it. It's like standing by while someone else commits murder and does nothing. Twisted.
 
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