The loss of any endangered species of wildlife is always a matter that cannot be taken lightly. Hence, the sudden death of 11 tree-climbing lions in a national park in Uganda has got the authorities worried. The animals were apparently healthy and were not suffering from any disease. Prima facie, they have been poisoned.
Sky News reports that the dead included three lionesses and eight cubs. According to preliminary investigations conducted by Uganda Wildlife Authority, the deaths seem to be the result of a man-animal conflict. Villagers had killed the lions because they felt the wildlife had snatched one of their cows.
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