WHAT I WOULD SAVE
“If I was allowed to be totally selfish, I would save LIONS because of the sense of affinity we have with their ad-hoc social structure, and the fear that they inspire. But, contradictorily, rather than save the savannah – where we feel at home – I would save the RAINFOREST, for the reason that it is not very human-friendly.”
SIMON BARNES Naturalist and author of Ten Million Aliens
Lion numbers may have plummeted by 30 per cent in the past two decades.