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This fine National Geographic production is an in-depth look at the problems of trying to protect the last handful of lions on the 300,000 acre Mbirikani Group Ranch, west of the Chyulu hills. The lion prides there have been whittled down to unnaturally small groupings by warriors taking revenge on the killers of their livestock. Despite the fact there is a scheme in place to recompense them for their losses – and the fact that it is against the law – the warriors are quick to hunt down and spear the culprits. The film follows two young men as they are inducted into the warrior-hood, and express their joy that they will now be able to hunt lions...