Two weeks ago, Panthera and our partners at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology's Pan African Programme: The Cultured Chimpanzee and The Aspinall Foundation issued a press release on the first videos of a lion taken in Gabon in 20 years, in a region where the species was believed by scientists to be “locally extinct.”
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Lions are being directly poisoned due to human-wildlife conflict (which is based upon threats to livestock, humans, and now trade). It costs approximately $1.50 to buy enough poison to kill a lion.
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