Almanac 2019
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This year's Almanac is full of fascinating facts, amazing animals, and tons of fun.
It might also inspire you to save lions!

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Help save lions! Send in your original artwork for a chance to win $500 to host a party for your friends celebrating your love of lions and the importance of protecting them. Scroll down for details on how to enter the Lions Forever Almanac Challenge art contest.



A completed contest form must accompany your submission.

Here's what you need to do.

Create and submit an 8.5 x 11 inch poster that includes a lion conservation message that is not more than 30 words long. All elements in the poster must be your own original work. The poster should be artwork and entrants may use pencils, pens, markers, crayons, paint, or other creative mediums.

Nat Geo Kids 2019 Almanac Thandi Mweetwa

Photo of Thandi Mweetwa by Randall Scott

Meet a Real-Life Lion Protector

Can you imagine a world without lions? Neither can we. National Geographic explorer Thandi Mweetwa lives in Zambia where she works to help protect lions and their habitats.

Check out lion videos, fun facts, and ideas for parties and fundraisers!

Set up a "Lion Aid" Stand!

Tell others about the importance of saving these big cats.

Mission Animal Rescue

Lions - Ep. 3

Learn all about lions and how you can help them!


Lemon lion cupcakes

Get the recipe!

Save Lions!

See why these big cats rule.

Amazing Animals

African Lion - Ep. 36

Lions are the only big cats that live in groups called prides, which consist of mostly related females, their cubs, plus one or two adult males. Learn more amazing facts about these amazing creatures in this video from National Geographic Kids.