Stories

Stories

  • Recent Papers Detailing Guidelines on Lion Reintroductions September 20, 2022

    Lion reintroductions are costly and can be controversial if not handled correctly. To help guide reintroductions, Dr. Peter Lindsey, Director of the LRF, collaborated with a number of authors to produce two papers that will make reintroductions more effective.

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  • Recovering West African Lion Populations September 16, 2022

    Senegal’s Department of National Parks and Panthera have partnered to successfully GPS collar six Critically Endangered West African lions in Niokolo-Koba National Park, a first for the country.

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  • The Danger that Snares Pose to Wildlife September 1, 2022

    The use of snares is becoming rampant throughout Africa and Asia. Snare-inflicted wounds are one of the biggest dangers that lions and other wildlife encounter, with many injuries sometimes even resulting in death.

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  • Dr. Peter Lindsey Discusses Lions on Beyond the Lens August 17, 2022

    Dr. Peter Lindsey, Director of the Lion Recovery Fund, was recently featured in the latest episode of Beyond the Lens to discuss lion conservation and current threats to these big cats.

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  • Read the Latest LRF Progress Report on the LRF's Fifth Anniversary August 10, 2022

    This year on World Lion Day, we're pleased to release the latest LRF progress report, which collects some of the LRF's most impactful grants to long-term investment projects that safeguard lion habitat and help lion populations recover in places like Mozambique, Senegal, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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  • Lions Caught on Camera in South Sudan August 4, 2022

    For many years, Fauna and Flora International (FFI) have been on a look out for the presence of the king of beasts in the vast Southern National Park of South Sudan. Through perseverance and determination, FFI is delighted to report that the first evidence of lions in the park has been found.

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