World Lion Day 2014

It’s World Lion Day today!

marina kanavaki

Here’s to the King!

A celebration of the ‘King of all Beasts’ to raise awareness for the silent extinction these animals are suffering from.

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photo from WORLD LION DAY official site

“An independent campaign working to highlight the importance of the lion globally and to raise lion conservation awareness worldwide. “Saving the King of Beasts to Save Ourselves”

…The lion is an enduring symbol across the nations and has fascinated man throughout the millennia. To lose such a species would be to lose a significant part of our global heritage.”

as stated at the official ‘World Lion Day‘ campaign page.

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photo © Greg Du Toit

“The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.”

Chanakya 

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Photo © Carole Deschuymere

Featured image from World Lion Day campaign  ©…

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