Economic Importance for Humans: Positive
Lions are a glamorous species, well-known throughout the world. They are a cultural icon in England and are one of the highest valued eco-tourism species in Africa. They are also the subject of many documentaries and research efforts.
Positive Impacts: ecotourism ; research and education
- Dudley, J. 2002. Issues and Priorities for Mammal Conservation. Conservation Biology, 16/4: 1169.