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Lion and Leopard Capture 2013 – Andrei Snyman

Lion and Leopard Capture 2013 – Andrei Snyman
Most viable large carnivore populations in Africa are now restricted to protected areas. African lion (Panthera leo) populations have been particularly hard-hit in recent decades, with many lion populations being restricted to small reserves geographically isolated from each other. Lions have vanished from over 80% of their historic range, and it is estimated that in the last decade lion numbers have declined from 200,000 to less than 35,000. Lions are currently listed as “vulnerable” on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened Species. In a comprehensive...
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