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Estimated African lion populations by country, 2002

Below is an image I recently constructed using Bauer and di Iongh's 2003 paper estimating lion populations around Africa. Some numbers also come from Chardonnet, 2003. Some of this reflects a lack of information. For instance there may still be lions … [Read more]

Map of lion research around Africa

This work in progress incorporates many of the important lion research locations around Africa, naming the primary investigator as per peer reviewed published research. For many projects there are other papers and even other researchers, but this map … [Read more]

Hwange National Park

Recent work, funded by the Panthera Foundation, has focused on understanding the human-lion conflict along the boundary of Hwange National Park to establish the nature and extent of the problem and to help develop practical solutions for those … [Read more]

Amy Dickmans’ Carnivore Conflict project in Ruaha, Tanzania

  Human-wildlife conflict is an issue of critical conservation importance, and is one of the main threats facing large carnivores today, particularly in areas near reserves. Large cats and other carnivores can impose significant costs on … [Read more]