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Maputo celebrates World Lion Day

August 2, 2013

This year Maputo joins the international celebration of World Lion Day on August 10th. On that day the Natural History Museum in Maputo will host an event for the general public between 1 and 4 p.m.

Photo: Gorongosa lion (by Richard Baker)


The event will include activities such as the exhibition of short films of lions from Gorongosa National Park and the Niassa Reserve, as well as a live performance by the music group Chibangu of Gorongosa. 


The event is being organized by the Natural History Museum, Gorongosa National Park, Niassa Reserve, Gorongosa Lion Project, Niassa Carnivore Project, and Olho do Cidadão. The event is also part of the Museum’s 100th anniversary celebrations. This will be an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of protecting lion populations. Make sure you take part in the event and join us in this cause!


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