11 lions are killed in a suspected poison attack, dealing a major blow to conservation efforts

4/16/2018 9:52:00 PM

Tehran (KNA) - Lions are in peril. They're losing their natural habitats. They're being poached to death. And, in Africa, their population has declined 90% in the last 75 years.

That's why the news out of Uganda is troubling: A suspected poison attack has killed 11 lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park.The deaths are a major blow to not just the country's economy but also its lion preservation efforts.

Source: CNN

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