The Vanishing Lions

Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Sites

African Lion

http://www.thebigzoo.com/Animals/African_Lion.asp

Get facts and figures about the King of Beasts from BigZoo.com.

Laikipia Predator Project

http://www.laikipia.org/news_lions.htm

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

Mugie Ranch

http://www.mugieranch.com/MugieConservation.htm

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

Il Ngwesi Lodge

http://www.lewa.org/ilngwesi_lodge.php

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

The Maasai

http://www.unpo.org/member.php?arg=64

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

LIONS, CONFLICT AND CONSERVATION

http://www.felidae.org/JOBURG/lion.htm

Read a detailed discussion paper from African lion experts.

Books

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.