Trade in Lions
Lions in Culture
Omar al-Mukhtar, who led the rebellion in Libya against Italian colonialism is known as the “Lion of the Desert”. This resistance battle is depicted in the 1981 film ‘Lion of the Desert’ (html).
Lions in the News
|23rd February 2013||Fossils of Africa’s oldest ‘lion’ found in Libyan Sahara||html|
|Lion of the desert||html|
|Tripoli zoo: Libyan lions left behind||html|