VIDEO: 11 lions killed in Queen Elizabeth National Park

A pride of lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park. FILE PHOTO

What you need to know:

  • The deputy Executive Director Uganda Tourism Association, Mr Herbert Byaruhanga, described the incident as very unfortunate, noting that it is a big blow to the country’s tourism sector.
  • Conservationists have expressed concern over the declining number of lions in the country with current estimations putting the lion population at slightly above 400 across the country.

The conservation fraternity in Uganda is mourning the loss of a pride of lions at Hamkungu fishing village, an enclave of Queen Elizabeth National Park.

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