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A Lion Expert Who Isn’t Inclined to Turn Tail | New York Times, December 28, 2015

After Cecil Furor, U.S. Aims to Protect Lions Through Endangered Species Act | New York Times, December 20, 2015

Rethinking lion conservation | PLOS, November 23, 2015

MN Reads: "Lions in the Balance: Man-Eaters, Manes, and Men with Guns" by Dr. Craig Packer | MPR, November 12, 2015

Lion populations are declining rapidly across Africa, except in intensively managed areasPNAS, October 2015

Meredith Palmer attends Diamond Route Conference | Dekat, October, 2015

Lion population in Africa likely to fall by half, study findsNew York Times, October 26, 2015

WATCH: Lions in the balance with Craig Packer | Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries,  September 30, 2015

A conversation with field biologist Craig Packer on the lives of lions | MPR, October 12, 2015

Craig Packer: ‘Cecil the lion’s killer was unlucky and not altogether to blame’ | The Guardian, October 4, 2015

What we mourned when we mourned Cecil | New Yorker, September 29, 2015

This lion expert was banned from Tanzania for exposing corruption | National Geographic, September 16, 2015

Minnesota's other lion guy | MinnPost, September 11, 2015

Loved to death: It's not just hunting that's decimating Africa's wildlife | Salon, August 30, 2015

What to read in October | Discover, August 27, 2015

The hidden consequences of hunting Africa's lions | L.A. Times, August 22, 2015

Forget hunters. Humans pose all kinds of risks to lions | Washington Post, July 31, 2015

More than just Cecil; big troubles for king of the jungle | Salon, July 31, 2015

The lion that broke the internet: Hard truths about Cecil and our woefully short attention span | Salon, July 31, 2015

Cecil the lion: Turning anger into action | Kare 11, July 30, 2015

Africa's lions are in steep decline, and the problem is bigger than poaching | MinnPost, July 30, 2015

Lions in the balance: Can hunting save the kings of the jungle? | New Scientist, July 29, 2015

Should lion hunting ever be legal? | Vox, July 29, 2015