Gir Forest: home to Asia’s last lions

When most of us think of lions, we think of Africa. However, they still exist in an isolated forest in India.  Lone male Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica) in Gir Forest, walking into the shade as the day heats up. Once spread throughout much of southwest Asia, [...]

By | Wednesday, 19th, August|ASIA, India|

Lion population declined by 95%

In the last 50 years the lion population has declined nearly 95% in Africa. The biggest threat to these animals is continuing habitat loss, as well as illegal hunting, poaching and poisoning. How can we help save these big cats? One of the most important ways [...]

By | Friday, 8th, August|AFRICA|