by Gary E. Knell
The Olympics are in full gear — a global event sure to capture our attention for weeks to come. But today I’d like to pause and turn our attention for a moment to one of nature’s greatest athletes: the lion.
Known for their earth shattering roars, giant paws and majestic manes, lions are often a sign of strength and power. Individually, they usually are quite imposing. Collectively though, they are a species in trouble.