The African Lion Hope through Protection

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Bring March in for the Lions

On March 1, 2011, an alliance of wildlife protection and conservation groups petitioned the Secretary of the Interior to list the African lion as an endangered subspecies pursuant to the United States Endangered Species Act (ESA). These groups included Born Free USA and Born Free Foundation, Defenders of Wildlife, The Fund for Animals, Humane Society International and The Humane Society of the United States and the International Fund for Animal Welfare.

Lion Range Map

Lion Range Map courtesy of Panthera

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