27 May

Voice of America Interviews Panthera’s Dr. Phil Henschel on the State of Lions in Senegal

Panthera

In a new Voice of America (VOA) radio segment, Panthera's Lion Program Survey Coordinator, Dr. Phil Henschel, shares interesting insights from a recent Panthera-led study on the state of lions in Senegal, and all of West Africa. Listen to the segment or read the VOA article to learn about some of the last West African lions living in Senegal's Niokolo Koba National Park, threats facing lions in the region, including bush-meat hunting, and what is needed to save Senegal's and West Africa’s last lions.

Read Panthera's press release to learn about the Panthera-led study confirming that fewer than 250 adult lions remain in all of West Africa.

Also learn about the silver lining for the lions of West Africa.