As Tigers Become Rarer, Poachers Are Targeting Lions

Growing numbers of wild lions in Africa are slaughtered for their teeth and claws, sought in Asian countries for jewelry.

National Geographic

Last updated on 08 June 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Species: 
Panthera leo
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals