World Lion Day

World Lion Day


Today is World Lion Day.  Wild lions are declining at an alarming rate due to all sorts of threats: habitat destruction, poaching, trophy hunting, conflicts with humans etc.  Despite of what some people might think, the threat of losing them forever during our lifetime is very real – the statistics are shocking.  Everyone can do something no matter how small.  I recommend visiting to get ideas how to help these iconic cats.  And I also encourage you to spread the word using social media.  Awareness is the first step so don’t let this day pass by without at least sharing the message.

Still not sure which cause to support?  Two worthy causes to support:

National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative


There is a whole list of genuine causes to support on the Word Lion Day website.

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