Uganda’s lions & big cuts risk extinction – conservationists

Conservationists warn that some of Uganda’s wild life faces extinction due to increased destruction of their natural habitat and trade in wild life.

Animals are being stolen from the wild and illegally exported to the western market and Asia where they are used in traditional medicine , pets and other uses

The Campaign manager World Animal Protection Edith Kabesiime says Uganda continues to face lose lions, big cuts, elephants and rhinos which are reducing in number  due to change of the eco system mainly as a result of human settlement and activities.

Speaking with Radio OneKabesiime notes that joint efforts are required to protect wild animals which greatly contribute to the country’s tourism sector, the top foreign exchange earner

Story by

Wycliffe Sebyunya

May 28 2018