- Posted February 28, 2008 by
LION- Is the 'King of Beasts' losing its kingdom?
|How long can the Lion roam in its kingdom? With their populations falling (recent data shows numbers to be only from 15,000 to 40,000) and man invading its territory, experts feel the king may soon fall. For more info on the King of Beasts please go to: Living with Lions Program- http://www.lionconservation.org/ Olare Orok Conservancy- http://www.oocmara.com/ African Wildlife Foundation- http://www.awf.org/ Defenders of Wildlife- http://www.defenders.org/ Campaign Against Canned Hunts- http://www.cannedlion.co.za/ Big Cat Conservation- http://www.geocities.com/bigcatconservation/bccspecies/africanlion.htm & The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species... http://www.cites.org/ -Thanks to Sean Hartley (born and raised in Kenya and has worked at several camps as a manager. And to "Ping" a Maasai who is an excellent guide on the Mara, and has even worked at Animal Kingdom (Fl.-USA) *Lion footage filmed by me in 2008 on the Olare Orok Conservancy and the Maasai Mara in Kenya, Africa. -Myself next to "Joseph" lion footage filmed at Big Cat Rescue-Tampa, Fl by my wife.|