Kruger National Park

The pleasure she felt at watching her young devour the meat was tainted with fear – fear for their survival because of indiscriminate and brutal poaching in this northern region of the Kruger National Park (KNP) bordering Mozambique. Their two-legged enemies were hunting them down to harvest body parts to feed an insatiable Asian demand for luxury products. Apart from lion teeth and claws, there was an ever-increasing demand for bones to make an exclusive lion bone wine, much in demand by an upwardly mobile Asian market.