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Invention makes peace with the lions

In the Maasai community where 13-year-old Richard Turere lives, cattle are all-important. But lion attacks were growing more frequent. In this short, inspiring talk, the young inventor shares the solar-powered solution he designed to safely scare the lions away.

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‘Living wall’ fences save lions in Tanzania

A new low-tech solution is helping eliminate an age-old problem in northern Tanzania – the conflict between predators and farmers. Living walls are keeping livestock safe from attacks by big cats, and the cats safe from Masai spears.

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50‌‌‌ | 50 Anniversary Season: Episode 31

Here is the line-up for the South African TV show 50‌‌‌ | 50, Anniversary Season, Episode 31 which will broadcast on SABC 2 at 19h30 on Monday the 7th of April 2014. Visit a wind farm in Lesotho and learn about the threat it poses to vultures, chat to Dr. Paul Funston about lion conservation and learn all about elephants in this week’s episode!

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Modern lions’ origin revealed by genetic analysis

The origin and history of modern lions have been revealed by scientists. A genetic analysis of living lions and museum specimens confirms modern lions’ most recent common ancestor lived around 124 000 years ago

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Phenomenal big cat sightings in Klaserie

The month of March has proved to be phenomenal in terms of sightings of big cats, delighting both rangers and guests at the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve.

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Big cats take on little cat

Photos of a pride of lions attacking a tiny wild cat in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.

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2 lions vs. 12 hyenas

A group of twelve hyenas take on two lions in Botswana’s Chobe National Park for their share of an elephant kill.

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Fighting for the pride

The after math of a fight between male lions can leave a lot of damage behind, this male lion may be the victor but he has the scars to prove it.

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Founder of Ewaso Lions awarded

Shivani Bhalla, a fourth-generation Kenyan who founded Ewaso Lions in 2007, has been awarded the 2013 Rabinowitz-Kaplan Prize for the Next Generation in Wild Cat Conservation.

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50‌‌‌ | 50 Anniversary Season: Episode 25

Here is the line-up for the South African TV show 50‌‌‌ | 50, Anniversary Season, Episode 25 which airs on SABC 2 at 19h30 on 24 February 2014. Learn more about lion conservation throughout South Africa, get the inside story of the Kruger Park elephant incident and find out how to track big game on a bush walk.

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