EARTH A New Wild

Why Cows Are Important

Clip: Episode 2 | 3m 25s

Renowned conservationist Jonah Western believes that Maasai grazing their herds of cattle is essential for a healthy functioning savannah and therefore increases populations of endangered lions. In an interview with Jonah, Sanjayan learns how man and lion can not only co-exist but thrive.

Aired: 02/04/15

Rating: NR

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