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Such beauty.

Mathata Pride sisters and cub...a sight that takes my breath away.

 

50 years ago, there were 450,00 lions in the wild. Today numbers have plummeted to 22,000 and going down. A 95% population decline over 50 years is not exaclty an optimistic trend. Saving the last lions will require far more than hope.

 

www.defenders.org/newsroom/defenders_magazine/fall_2010/c...

 

animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/big-cats/

 

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Taken on August 28, 2010