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Wildlife activists call for ban on wildlife trade

As the world marks World Lions Day today, World Animal Protection has warned that lions  may soon be extinct if urgent measures are not taken against human and natural threats faced by lions. Edith Kabesiime, the Campaigns Manger at World Animal Protection reveals that the population has declined as humans occupy their habitats. “We have witnessed the population of lions in Africa decline in the last decades as human beings occupy their habitat,” she said. According to statistics  from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Africa’s lion population declined from 200,000 in the last century to the current 20,000. Lions exist in 26 African countries. Statistics also indicate that climate change, removal from their habitats for entertainment and […]