Lion-killer Maasai turn wildlife warriors to save old enemy
(CNN)The Maasai have roamed Tanzania since time immemorial. Cattle in tow, the East African pastoralists have circled the land looking for fresh grass, co-existing with nature for as long as anyone can remember.
But nature is not always kind. Fifty percent of the world’s lion population lives in East Africa — and lions like to eat livestock.
Historically the Maasai would use deadly force to protect their herds, often heading out in revenge parties to hunt and kill lions. There were ritual killings also, known as>>
CREDIT: OLIVIA YASUKAWA, THOMAS PAGE, CNN