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Lions Approach Extinction in West Africa


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, killing, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 347 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
New study paints dire picture and outlines conservation needs



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Roseann d. (178)
Wednesday January 8, 2014, 3:38 pm
Yet they're still catering to safari hunters. Duh!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Wednesday January 8, 2014, 4:18 pm
It's like putting a fire out in one place, then another starts...
 

Suzan F. (141)
Wednesday January 8, 2014, 9:43 pm
They'll just keep hunting them into extinction, no matter what.
 

Katie D. (112)
Wednesday January 8, 2014, 9:45 pm
People pay big money for them and they are crowded into a pen and shot. that's not Hunting. They Don't have a chance. Terrible. Thank You Cher
 

LynnCarin LadySeastar (427)
Wednesday January 8, 2014, 10:02 pm
The thought of EXTINCTION is unforgivable considering so little is being done to SAVE them instead of hunting / poaching / shooting them - SHAME on the poachers, HUNTERS and those who allow these majestic Big Cats to be in these situations. Unbelievable!
 

Carla van der Meer (506)
Wednesday January 8, 2014, 10:31 pm
Sdaly noted.
 

Leslene Dunn (74)
Wednesday January 8, 2014, 11:20 pm
Devastating news, but certainly not surprising. And who do we have to thank for this - the wonderful human race!!!!
 

Robert O. (12)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 12:24 am
Too sad. Thanks Cher.
 

Hazel G. (29)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 2:15 am
Awful. Thanks for the article.
 

Alexandra G. (249)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 2:44 am
so sad ...
 

Sylvie A. (139)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 3:16 am
Quelle nouvelle des plus tristes...
 

Fi T. (16)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 3:34 am
The human would follow suit if they don't change
 

Wonder Girl (0)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 4:18 am
This is so shocking.
 

Carol J. (13)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 5:19 am
This makes me want to cry & I'm not someone given to easy tears. I remember watching the Born Free programme as a child and thinking what an amazing continent Africa is for wildlife and how much I'd like to visit and see these animals one day. How terribly sad to think that within my lifetime most of these wonderful animals will have been exterminated...
 

June Bostock (48)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 6:36 am
The killing of all animals must be stopped.
 

Frances Darcy (225)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 8:09 am
so sad and shocking
 

Sara P. (62)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 8:59 am
Oh yes, somebody wake up always when is late :(((((
 

Ruth S. (298)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 9:47 am
So true Allan.
 

Chaz Berlusconi (83)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 10:07 am
very sad indeed.. man's greed is going to be his undoing.....
 

LynnCarin LadySeastar (427)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 9:20 pm
Dire INDEED!
 

Elizabeth M. (68)
Saturday January 11, 2014, 3:48 pm
A task force by the United Nations should be set up to aid in the safety of all endangered animals. It would be so sad to have these lions go extinct. Also some of the land had been used up, and local farmers just shoo them if they come to look for food - they need to be educated, as when they are gone, there will be no bushmeat for them.
Than You Cher.
 
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