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Minnesota Ph.D. tracks lion movements in Tanzania

Scientist Bernard Kissui is tracking some of the largest predators in the world.

Scientist Bernard Kissui is tracking some of the largest predators in the world. Even in the massive savannahs of Tanzania, lion and human interactions from hunting and livestock predation are common and have resulted in trouble for the lion population.

Kissui hopes his research on lion migration patterns and population dynamics will ensure the continued survival and growth of lion population in Africa. Kissui currently works for the African Wildlife Foundation; he recieved his Ph.D. in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior Sciences from the University of Minnesota.