Richard Turere – The 13-Year-Old Kenyan Boy Who Invented A System To Protect Cattle From Lions!

13-year-old Maasai teen Richard Turere has been helping his family to protect their cattle herd from lion attacks since he was just 9-years-old. Richard was frustrated about the lion attacks that he could not prevent, ones that took place in the middle of the night while everyone was sleeping – so he did something about it.

The young boy had noticed that when he walked around the cattle pen with a flashlight, the lions seemed to stay away – so a few years ago he set to work creating an automated lighting system that would deter the lions. Continue Reading

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