Lions lose out as Kenyans encroach on their territory

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As Kenya's population slowly spreads out from the cities and encroaches on land where lions roam free, farmers have been illegally killing more and more of the creatures which they see as a threat to their livestock.

Conservationists now fear the country's lions could soon die out completely unless urgent action is taken to preserve the species.

Tom Bayly reports.

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