Wednesday, 7 February 2018

NEWSLINK: As Africa’s Big Cats Face Serious Threat, There is New Hope for Lions in Tanzania

Most people around the world are not aware that lions and other predator species currently face a major crisis. The lion population worldwide has plummeted 43% in the past two decades, and only about 20,000 remain across Africa. Habitat loss, bush-meat poaching, and human-predator conflict – primarily with local herders that share their land and livestock grazing areas with the lions' habitat – are the main reasons for this sharp and worrisome trend.


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