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9 Videos of Big Cats Acting Like House Cats
Offbeat  (tags: Videos, 9, big cats, jaguars, lions, tigers, bob cats, jaguars )

- 8 days ago -
We've got lions, tigers, (but no bears), bobcats, and a jaguar or two, all playing around and acting like a bunch of house cats.
'I'd Rather Die By a Lion Than By Some Stupid Drunk Driver': Amazing Photos of Exotic Pets and Their Owners
Offbeat  (tags: Lions, kangaroos, exotic, animals, pets )

- 17 days ago -
The highly unregulated exotic pet industry is estimated to be behind only arms dealing and drug smuggling in lucrative illegal trades.
Pictured: Man Rescues Lions and Keeps Them as Pets in Back Garden
Offbeat  (tags: Lions, pets, back garden, rescued )

- 20 days ago -
An animal lover who lives in a remote mountain town keeps two adult lions as pets much to the annoyance and criticism of his neighbours and friends, who he says think they are just 'killers'.
Global Roar Against SA Canned Lion Hunting
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lions, canned hunting )

- 42 days ago -
Ban canned hunting and cub petting too say wildlife activists: SA's captive lion industry comes under fire this week as thousands of protesters worldwide March for Lions.
Picture Gallery: Linton Zoo Doing a Roaring Trade in Big Cat Bedding... and Zebra Poo
Offbeat  (tags: Linton zoo, lions, roaring trade, zebra poo, exoctic good stock dung )

- 47 days ago -
As part of its recycling and 'go green' policy, the popular tourist attraction has been doing a roaring trade in big cat bedding and exotic hoof stock dung.
Four New Lion Cubs Born at Smithsonian's National Zoo Doing Well, Set for June Debut
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, lions, birth )

- 48 days ago -
The cubs were born Sunday to Shera, a 9-year-old African lion. The delivery took nearly seven hours, zoo officials said.
Lions - A Species Under Threat
Offbeat  (tags: Lions, endangered, canned hunting, habitat loss, sad news )

- 49 days ago -
Our lions are seriously under threat, canned hunting, habitat loss. Urgent action needs to be taken to keep lions the king of the jungle.
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lions )

- 49 days ago -
Simba has now made the monumental journey from Belgium to his new home in Malawi. Read Born Free's Programme Support Co-Ordinator, Laura Gosset's first-hand account of the move below.
Death of Gir Lions in Train Accidents a Cause for Concern
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lions )

- 53 days ago -
The death of four Gir sanctuary lions in the past 30 days, after coming under the wheels of goods trains, has raised concerns in the sole abode of the Asiatic lion. A lion was run over by a container train near Bhambhar village in Amreli on Saturday last
Good News! Lion Population in Gujarat on the Rise
Offbeat  (tags: Lions, increased, good news, Gujarat, population )

- 55 days ago -
Despite step-motherly treatment by the Centre, the lion population has grown steadily along with the area in which they can be found, claim officials of the state forest department.
Kenya Airways Airlifts a 'Born Free' Lion to New Home in Lilongwe
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, lions, conservation )

- 57 days ago -
The airline's CEO Titus Naikuni said the provision of safe transportation of Simba has reaffirmed the national carrier's commitment to supporting wildlife conservation.
Kenya: Learning to Live in Harmony With Lions
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lions, humans )

- 72 days ago -
In the run-up to the London Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade, Nigel Richardson reports on a pioneering scheme in Kenya
South Africa's 'Dirty Little Secret'
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lions, Africa )

- 136 days ago -
It is 'guestimated' that there are today 8 times more lions on breeding farms as there are in the wild in South Africa. And that is this country's 'dirty little secret'!
Desperate Syrians Allegedly Slaughter Zoo Lion for Food, Survival
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, lions )

- 141 days ago -
The picture, circulating on the Internet, shows three Syrian men surrounding the corpse of a lion, thought to be from a zoo close to the capital, Damascus.
Becoming King: Why So Few Male Lions Survive to Adulthood
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lions )

- 143 days ago -
It ain't easy being king. Take a look at a pride of lions, and it becomes obvious that there are more females than males, usually at a ratio of about 2- or 3-to-1. Considering that male and female lions are born in equal numbers, the question arises:

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