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#TheScienceInside (Or Behind) Cecil the Lion

Cecil the Lion's death caused an uproar internationally, so this week the team has a look at #TheScienceInside wildlife.

Dr Lochran Traill explains why people were so loyal to Cecil the Lion and Dr Vivienne Williams explains the shocking practice of lion bones being sold as tiger bones.

The team also finds out a couple of shocking truths about roadkills from Wendy Collinson.

Lion expert, Dr Andrew Venter shares how lions are being bred to be killed, and the documentary Blood Lions.


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