Lion populations to halve in most of Africa in next 20 years

The lion may be losing its position as king of the savannah. Almost all large populations of the animal in West and Central Africa are declining,and may halve within 20 years. The situation is similar in East Africa.

New Scientist

Last updated on 28 October 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Prey depletion
Human Disturbance