No longer king of the jungle: Fund to aid Africa's lions

Lions are in trouble - there are around 20,000 today, down from 200,000 around 100 years ago. But everyone's favorite eco-warrior, Leonardo DiCaprio, isn't going to sit by while the big cats' populations plummet. His foundation, together with the Wildlife Conservation Network, is starting the Lion Recovery Fund (LRF), a nonprofit with a lofty goal: double the amount of lions by 2050.[...]

No longer king of the jungle: Fund to aid Africa's lions

Senegal's Niokolo-Koba National Park is home to fewer than 50 lions after years of poaching decimated them and their prey. Conservationists, however, believe the park could one day rebound. ...

Fri 11 Aug 17 from Daily Mail

Leonardo DiCaprio launches a new fund to save the lions

Lions are in trouble - there are around 20,000 today, down from 200,000 around 100 years ago. But everyone's favorite eco-warrior, Leonardo DiCaprio, isn't going to sit by while the big cats' ...

Fri 11 Aug 17 from Inhabitat

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