Lion populations have been predicted to halve in the majority of Africa in the next 20 years. The article posted by the New Scientist states that almost all large populations of the animal in West and Central Africa are significantly declining by as much as fifty percent within the next 20 years. East Africa is also experiencing a similar trend.
There are approximately 20,000 wild lions left compared to the 200,000 a century ago. This already significant drop... [+] Read more