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Lion Killed in Snare

Caption: A young lion killed in a snare - Savé Valley Conservancy (SVC), Zimbabwe. This was one of 10 lions reintroduced into SVC. Several pride members were killed in a snare line. While the lion population subsequently recovered, these incidents can severely affect small populations.

Credit: Pete Wood/AWCF

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