Bones of Contention: An assessment of the South African trade in African Lion bones and other body parts
Document (PDF, 5 MB) by Williams, V.L., Newton, D.J., Loveridge, A.J. and Macdonald, D.W. (2015). 112pp. ISBN 978-1-85850-383-7. The Lion bone trade is a contentious and complex conservation issue spanning continents and cultures and a diverse array of role-players. A critical question that emerged during the research was: what events (if any) drove the demand for Lion bones in East–Southeast Asia?