Disney’s new live-action film The Lion King will undoubtedly be a box office smash, but it will also mark the company’s largest public commitment to conservation by supporting a global campaign to raise awareness of the plight of lions called “Protect the Pride.” The campaign is supporting the Lion Recovery Fund, a collaboration between The Wildlife Conservation Network and the Leonardo Di Caprio Foundation, that is aiming to double the number of lions in the wild in Africa by the year 2050.Continue Reading 476 words
Big cats don’t make good pets but you might be shocked at how many of these magnificent animals are being held in captivity in private homes, often living in atrocious conditions that not only endanger their lives but those of people in the surrounding community. As Beth Allgood, the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s U.S. […]Continue Reading 908 words
As Eco Watch reported, the Natural History Museum in London announced on Wednesday the winner of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year: LUMIX People’s Choice Award. After counting 16,000 votes from nature fans, wildlife photographer David Lloyd’s shot of a pair of nuzzling Serengeti lions, called Bond of Brothers, was crowned the top image. The two […]Continue Reading 175 words
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