Chris  Mercer

Chris Mercer

Retired from a lengthy legal career as an Advocate (Attorney) in Zimbabwe and Botswana, Chris and his partner, Bev, returned to South Africa in 1984, where they farmed in the Western Transvaal for ten years when they relocated and establishing a wildlife rescue and rehab center in the Kalahari. When Chris read the Cook Report exposing the canned lion industry, he wrote and published of the book 'Canned Lion Hunting - a National Disgrace'. Chris and Bev have become part of the conservation and animal welfare landscape and champions against the canned lion industry both in South Africa and internationally, and the formation of The Global March for Lions has taken off across the world. You can make a difference for a lion- visit . Still have questions? Watch