01 14/01/2013

Act for Wildlife Sponsors First-ever Maasai Olympics!

Killing animals as a show of ‘manliness’ has forever been part of Maasai culture. However, Chester Zoo’s Act for Wildlife has been involved in a new, history-changing approach to stop the killing, protect wildlife and show Maasai warriors that there are other ways to display bravery.

The first-ever Maasai Olympics – where newly empowered young warriors competed among themselves not for how many lions they could each kill but for how many medals they could each win – has taken place in East Africa, thanks in part to sponsorship from Chester Zoo’s Act for Wildlife...

Read the full blog on our Act for Wildlife website.