The Vanishing Lions

Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Sites

African Lion
Get facts and figures about the King of Beasts from

Laikipia Predator Project
Information on Kenya’s innovative “lion-friendly” land management experiment.

Mugie Ranch
This member of the Laikipia Predator Project helps visitors see lions and other wildlife.

Il Ngwesi Lodge
Learn more about the Maasai-run lodged in the Mukogodo Hills in northern Kenya.

The Maasai
Learn about Kenya’s famous herding tribe from the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization.

Read a detailed discussion paper from African lion experts.


Bauer, Erwin. THE LAST BIG CATS: AN UNTAMED SPIRIT. Minneapolis: Voyageur Press, 2003.

Boddington, Craig. WHERE LIONS ROAR: TEN MORE YEARS OF AFRICAN HUNTING. London: Safari Press, 2001.

Grace, Eric. THE NATURE OF LIONS: SOCIAL CATS OF THE SAVANNAS. New York: Firefly Books, 2001.

Lekuton, Joseph. FACING THE LION: GROWING UP MAASAI ON THE AFRICAN SAVANNA. Washington, DC: National Geographic Children’s Books, 2005.

Thomas, Peggy. BIG CAT CONSERVATION. London: 21st Century, 2000.