WHS where lions live in the wild. The lion population has to be still present, also after the inscription of the park as a WHS. Describe sublocation where they can be found and indication of numbers.
|Bale Mountains National Park||"The nominated property houses globally threatened species and conserves important large mammals, such as Lion" (AB ev)|
|Garamba National Park||Crit X: In addition to the rhinoceros and the giraffe, the purely savannicole species include the lion|
|Kenya Lake System||Lake Nakuru NP: 18-22 individuals in 2017 (see link)|
|Mana Pools||Estimate of of 67 adult and sub-adult lions (2008-2011)|
|Mapungubwe||"Within the area of the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area (GMTFCA) there are approximately 70 free roaming lions."|
|Mount Kenya||Lewa Wildlife Conservancy : "There are currently 44 lions acros the Lewa-Borana Landscape."|
|Ngorongoro||"Studied almost continuously since 1963, it is the best-known, best-studied lion population in the world." and "By April 2022 there are four prides and a total of 45 lions in the Ndutu region (not including visiting groups and nomads)."(see link)|
|Niokolo-Koba National Park||Not enough data for estimation of Lion population, but "93 observations involving 253 lion sightings were made by NKNP guides and their clients over a period of four and a half years in the central tourist area of the Park which represents about 3% of the total area of NKNP." (see link)|
|Okavango Delta||Large numbers and they can swim. The nom file reports several hundred from an aerial survey. More background is in the link.|
|Selous Game Reserve||"It is estimated that there are close to 1,700 to 6,900 Lions in Nyerere National Park and surrounding Selous Game Reserve."|
|Serengeti||"Serengeti National Park forms a Lion Conservation Unit since 2005 together with Maasai Mara National Reserve. More than 3,000 lions live in this ecosystem." (wiki)|
|Victoria Falls||In Zambezi NP: rare|
|Virunga National Park||Tree-climbing ones. Once there were 100, a few seem to have returned to the Ishasha Valley (no recent data available).|
|W-Arly-Pendjari Complex||Pendjari NP: 70-100|
|iSimangaliso Wetland Park||uMkhuze section: reintroduced in 2013, now there are about 16 specimens (2022)|
|ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape||"A report compiled in 2015 .. estimated that the national population of lions stood at around 3,500 individuals, with approximately ... 750 in the Kgalagadi." (see link)|
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Lions?
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- Not be "self evident"
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- Be explained, with reference to a source