Lions dwindling in Africa

2012-12-04 16:41

The lions that roam Africa’s savannahs have lost as much as 75% of their habitat in the past 50 years as humans overtake their land and the lion population dwindles.

“Given that many now live in small, isolated populations, this trend will continue. The situation in West Africa is particularly dire, with no large population remaining and lions now absent from many of the region’s national parks.”

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