by Beverly Joubert, Dereck Joubert and Ian Lieutenant General Khama
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Depicts the lions of Botswana's Okavango Delta as they engage in an ageless rhythm of life and death with their prey, the dangerous and aggressive African buffalo.
Without intervention, male cubs like the one pictured here will likely go extinct within the next several decades.
Beverly Joubert/National Geographic
March 2, 2011 The worldwide lion population has declined a staggering 90 percent in the past 50 years. In their documentary The Last Lions, conservationists Beverly and Dereck Joubert track the giant hunters across Bostwana and warn that without intervention, lions may soon go extinct.
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