Monday, April 15, 2013

Distribution of recent sightings of lions in North Africa (AD 1900–1960).

Grey shading indicates Mediterranean scrubland ecosystems. Circular markers indicate sightings in western Maghreb; triangular markers indicate sightings in eastern Maghreb. The dotted line indicates the air route across the Atlas Mountains (Casablanca-Agadir-Dakar) during which the last wild lion was photographed. Asterisks (*) denote locations of human population centers. Dashed lines indicate national boundaries.



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