African lions extinct by US American hunters?

Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video says about itself:

A look at the strategies adopted by a pride of South African lions as they hunt zebras, impalas and giraffes in the Singita Game Reserve.

From the (conservative) Daily Mail in England:

The real killers: American trophy hunters drive African lions closer to extinction

By Daily Mail Reporter

UPDATED: 14:37 GMT, 2 March 2011

African lions are being driven towards extinction by American hunters determined to bag trophies, wildlife organisations have warned.

The lions, already threatened by conflict with farmers over land and by shrinking habitats, are being driven to the brink by the increasing demand from the U.S. for personal trophies, such as lion skins, and a growing trade in animal parts.

Jeff Flocken, of the International Fund for Animal Welfare, said: ‘The king of the jungle is heading toward extinction, and yet Americans continue to kill lions for sport…

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