A response to my Lion Selfie

Great article. We really need to spread the message that interaction with wild animals has nothing to do with conservation. Don’t support these places!

According to Jess

After revealing the truth behind my lion selfie, I received a fantastic following of over 320,000 people from all around the world. I now want to take this opportunity to set a few things straight from my previous article, and give you more of an insight into my experiences undercover, and what you can do to help.

I went undercover whilst filming a documentary about responsible conservation in South Africa, for the Wildlife Conservation Channel.


During one of our interviews with an influential and well-respected conservationist, we were told about the conditions of the eco-park, which was en-route to our next destination.

Without hesitation, we immediately agreed that we should go undercover in the hope of exposing this awful place.

I have been asked many times to name and shame the eco-park, but unfortunately at this time I cannot. Please stay with me though, as the film crew and I…

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