“If the Mara wants to continue to exist as a primary wildlife tourism destination in the future much change and better land use planning is required. Otherwise we will end up once again with another wildlife reserve doomed…..”
“…..the Musiara Marsh area that gave the pride its name has become a ‘no go area’ for a proper pride….”
Two Maasai herdsmen have been charged after allegedly poisoning a famous pride of lions in Narok, south-west Kenya, a wildlife official said.
Why has this been done? Presumably because humans are encroaching into lion habitat for agricultural needs (and their herds entering lion territory). What incentives can be made to stop the Maasai from edging the African lion even closer to extinction?