Losing a calf to wolves in Sweden hurts. But if lions take one in Uganda, a farming family’s income is gone

1 Mar 2023

A lioness watching something in the distance while lying in a tree.

For most people, seeing the fleeting black and gold of a tiger or hearing the roar of a lion is the experience of a lifetime. For millennia, we’ve admired large fierce animals, capturing them in ancient rock art and successful blockbuster films.

But for the people living closest to them, their presence is less welcome. A gray wolf or spotted hyena may not kill a human, but they can destroy the livelihoods of farmers by destroying livestock or even crops.

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