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Chris Mercer (cannedlion)
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Attended LLB Lond Hons
Lives in Wilderness, South Africa
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#CannesLions Festival has finished. It’s time for #CannedLions @TheCannedLions#Cannes2016
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Canned Film Festival Lion trophies to save real lions.
Here is the website.
Canned Lions aren’t Cannes Lions but they sound alike and can help save real lions from canned hunting.
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SA Government claims to have banned canned lion hunting.
Chris Mercer explains how and why in two minute video.
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Clouds over the Karoo Wildlife Centre
The clouds have cleared over the Centre, but across the valley, the mighty Swartberg won't let them go.
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Lush helps Karoo Wildlife Centre to run on Sunshine
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Bev Pervan RIP
I seldom post personal stuff, but this lovely tribute to my partner Bev Pervan, who died yesterday after many months of agony from bone cancer, just had to be shared. It moved me to tears.
The Lions Are Crying - I never met Bev Pervan. We were on-line friends, as so many people are, who connect over the issues facing animals today. Bev's unending passion
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I am so sorry for your loss.. My thoughts are with you
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* Carte Blanche Expose of canned lion hunts yesterday*
Here are the background facts and links.
Carte Blanche ran a strong expose last night on the sordid industry that is captive lion breeding and canned hunting. There are some facts that need to be laid out on the table:- 1. The hunt that...
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Sickening :(
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How Cannes Film Festival Lions can help save real canned lions
Watch the short advert video.
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Just Bev again
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*Bev Pervan - 4-min video clip of the scattering of her ashes at Karoo Wildlife Centre yesterday 20th May.
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Global March for Lions. Cape Town on saturday 2nd April
Several people have asked for copies of the Address to marchers so here it is.
Address 2016 Let’s talk about hunting as a form of entertainment. Hunters intrude in to a natural environment in order...
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In his circles
1,216 people
Have him in circles
1,942 people
Pierre van der Hoven's profile photo
Alison Nicholls's profile photo
Wild Wings Safaris's profile photo
Terry C Simpson's profile photo
Josh Borrill's profile photo
chris Yeatts's profile photo
Poppy Mahlangu's profile photo
maria aparecida brancaleoni bernini's profile photo
Ravi Palihawadana's profile photo
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Occupation
Director and Founder of registered non-profit 'Campaign Against Canned Hunting'.
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Animal advocacy, wildlife, conservation
Employment
  • Registered non profit
    Director, 2006 - present
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Currently
Wilderness, South Africa
Previously
Harare - London
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www.cannedlion.org/ Campaigning for ten years to end canned hunting in South Africa. Author of books on wildlife, Kalahari Dream www.kalahari-dream.com/ and For the Love of Wildlife.
Introduction
Bev and I founded and ran the Kalahari Wildlife Raptor and Predator Rehab centre for seven years, and that is the story told in the book Kalahari Dream
For the last ten years Chris has been campaigning to end canned lion hunting in SA - website here.
Bragging rights
Awarded Marchig Trust International award for animal welfare in 2006.
Education
  • LLB Lond Hons
    Law, 1965 - 1968
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