Big 5s

Peter Lindsey

Director, Lion Recovery Fund

“I love lions. Lions are what I spend my waking hours thinking about, worrying about and trying to conserve.

One thing that grabs me about them is how amazing it is that such a majestic, wild and terrifying creature still roams the planet. How privileged we are.

Lions are the symbol of Africa’s wilderness. They are the consummate umbrella species: if we can protect savannah ecosystems sufficiently to support lion populations, other species will also thrive.

Last night, I was woken by lions roaring nearby. No matter how many times I have heard the sound, it still instils a sense of wonder, happiness and even a latent sense of fear.”

www.lionrecoveryfund.org
www.instagram.com/lionrecovery

Photo by Graeme Green

My Big 5

    Wild Dog
    Lion
    Sable Antelope
    Lord Derby Eland
    Bongo

Peter Lindsey

Director, Lion Recovery Fund

“I love lions. Lions are what I spend my waking hours thinking about, worrying about and trying to conserve.

One thing that grabs me about them is how amazing it is that such a majestic, wild and terrifying creature still roams the planet. How privileged we are.

Lions are the symbol of Africa’s wilderness. They are the consummate umbrella species: if we can protect savannah ecosystems sufficiently to support lion populations, other species will also thrive.

Last night, I was woken by lions roaring nearby. No matter how many times I have heard the sound, it still instils a sense of wonder, happiness and even a latent sense of fear.”

Photo by Graeme Green

My Big 5

    Wild Dog
    Lion
    Sable Antelope
    Lord Derby Eland
    Bongo

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