April 25, 2007 | Pulitzer Center Donate Now A lioness on the prowl in Gorongosa National Park. According to Carr Foundation scientists, around 90 percent of the park's lions were killed during the Mozambican civil war. A ranger training near Chitengo Camp, the main camp of the Gorongosa National Park. Tourists are starting to return to the park. Last year, park staff counted more than 5,000 visitors. There were fewer than than 1,000 in 2005. Park warden Roberto Zolho and Greg Carr look over the landscape. Sundowners in Gorongosa National Park, with Gorongosa Mountain in the distance. The Carr Foundation research helicopter. Mike McNamara, the tourism development manager for Gorongosa National Park, gets dropped off in the limestone gorges in the far northeastern part of the park to map possible low-volume hiking trails. The Carr Foundation team working with NGOs and local government on the Gorongosa Mounatin Project, which is run by Bart Wursten, left, and assisted by Vasco Gallante, center. Botanist Petra Ballings collects plant specimens from Gorongosa Mountain for the herbarium of the planned Gorongosa National Park Science Center. Greg Carr meets with Alberto Vaquina, the governor of Sofala Province, at the governor's office in Beira, Mozambique to discuss renovation plans for Gorongosa National Park. Campers on the top of Gorongosa Mountain. The U.S.-based Carr Foundation is working with the Mozambican government to restore the park. The number of tourists visiting the park is increasing.