Cecil the Lion – Remembering Cecil who died 4 years ago, living his last 11 hours in pain and suffering

Remembering Cecil the Lion

Today, we remember CECIL the Lion! It is 4 YEARS since CECIL the lion was shot with a crossbow by the trophy hunter, Walter Palmer. His last 11 hours were lived in pain and suffering. When Walter Palmer, the Minnesota dentist and avid trophy hunter, killed Cecil the Lion in July 2015, the incident ignited a furor. For Oxford University biologist Andrew Loveridge, who had been studying Cecil for the past eight years, it was devastating.  An excerpt of Lion Hearted: The Life and Death of Cecil and the Future of Africa’s Iconic Cats – Andrew Loveridge – REGAN ARTS Cecil, the 12-year-old male lion, padded along the dirt track with leisurely strides, soundless except for the crystal scratch of sand under his soup plate–size feet. His coal-black mane proclaimed his status as the undisputed king of this part of the savanna. He paused only to scent-spray roadside bushes, maintaining his domain’s

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24 Lions relocated to Mocambique – Update May 2019

24 Lions relocated to Mocambique - Update May 2019

24 Lions relocated to Mocambique – UPDATE May 2019 – 24 Lions relocated to Mocambique in 2018 to a 2.5 million-acre habitat in the Zambeze Delta area. After years of civil war in Mozambique, Lions were all but lost in the Zambezi Delta region. The introduction of  Lions from South Africa in 2018 will grow the population to as many as 500 within 15 years. It was the largest move of Lions across an international boundary in history. The environment was once decimated by civil war and poaching in Mocambique. It has only benefited as a result of a 24-year effort led by Zambeze Delta Safaris. However, in spite of these efforts, the lion population has struggled to recover. Lions have are extinct in 26 African countries. Twenty Four Lions is determined to make sure that Mozambique doesn’t join that list. There was very little wildlife in the Coutada 11

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UPDATE – 24 Lions – a future for Lions in Mocambique

© Lions4Lions - Lioness /Mocambique Project 24 Lions

😈👿👿 Update about the project – one lion lost to a poacher Twenty Four Lions bring hope to Mocambique! Twenty Four Lions were reintroduced to a 2.5 million-acre habitat in the Zambeze Delta of Mozambique on August 5, in the largest move of lions across an international boundary in history. Today, fewer than 20,000 Lions run wild. Twenty Four Lions will be the seed population that will reverse this trend in the Zambeze Delta, an ecosystem of over 2 million acres. The environment, once decimated by civil war and poaching, has benefited as a result of a 24-year effort led by Zambeze Delta Safaris and dedicated to sound conservation practices. However, in spite of these efforts, the lion population has struggled to recover. Lions have become extinct in 26 African countries. Twenty Four Lions is determined to make sure that Mozambique doesn’t join that list. The Cabela Family Foundation, in

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Skye the Lion – Call to Action

Skye the Lion - Call to Action

Opinion post: Written by Simon Espley, CEO of Africa Geographic Skye the lion call to action The highly controversial shooting of Skye the Lion by a trophy hunter in the Umbabat section of the Greater Kruger could conceivably mark the beginning of the end for trophy hunting in this part of Africa. I am speculating here, but please hear me out… Since we reported the known facts about the hunt, I and many others have been digging for clarity. Was the hunted lion indeed ‘Skye’? – a dominant male of the Western Pride, featured in this tribute ‘The Story of Skye’ by Charlie Lynam, a shareholder in Ingwelala, one of the properties making up Umbabat. The photos accompanying this opinion editorial are of Skye and his pride. The trophy hunting team insist that the lion killed was not Skye the pride male, claiming that he was in fact an old

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