The lion population is dying out
Saturday December 8,2012
By Julie Carpenter
THERE’S a reason why the lion is considered one of Africa’s most iconic animals.
There was something spine-tingling about being able to view this majestic male, coolly unperturbed by our presence, wending his way through the undergrowth to proudly take up a prime position on an open plain to survey his kingdom.
Even the way he walked seemed to indicate power, strength and authority.
So it might come as a surprise to learn that lions now need our help – badly. A study released this week has revealed that lion populations have dropped by a staggering two-thirds…
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