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As Tigers Become Rarer, Poachers Are Targeting Lions
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, wildlife, poaching, lions, tigers )

- 22 days ago -
Growing numbers of wild lions in Africa are slaughtered for their teeth and claws, sought in Asian countries for jewelry.
Zoo Staff Baffled After Lioness Suddenly Grows a Mane
Offbeat  (tags: lions, manes, zoos )

- 96 days ago -
OKC Zoo veterinary caretakers are working to solve a very curious case; Bridget, the ZooâEUR(TM)s 18-year-old African lioness, has suddenly sprouted a mini-mane. In males, manes develop at about one-year-old and are a product of increased production
Fatal Lion Mauling Highlights Controversy of Private Reserves
Offbeat  (tags: lions, wildlife, protection, lion walks, woman killed )

- 105 days ago -
After a young woman was killed in South Africa, experts debate the safety of lion walks and other practices on private game reserves.
Lion's Pride: Family Shocked to See 3 Male Cats Having Sex in Safari Park
Offbeat  (tags: lions, males, sex, behaviors )

- 121 days ago -
Meanwhile the rangers at the park say that this was normal behaviour also seen in the jungles of Africa.
Not Today, Lions: Brown Hyena Outruns a Big-Cat Ambush
Offbeat  (tags: ig cats, lions, hyenas )

- 129 days ago -
When they're not brazenly robbing cheetahs of their hard-earned meals, Africa's rarely seen brown hyenas are impressing us in other ways. Despite the six large lionesses chomping at its heels, this fleet-footed individual managed to give the big cats
Poacher Hunting Big Cats Mauled to Death By Lions in South Africa
Offbeat  (tags: lions, poachers, death, karma )

- 131 days ago -
His screams for help raised the alarm but the lions quickly killed the man and devoured most of his body before being chased off.
Suspected Poacher Mauled to Death By Pack of Lions in South Africa
Offbeat  (tags: Kruger National Park, poacher, lions, mauled man to death, wildlife, self-defense, improvidence, negligence )

- 131 days ago -
A suspected poacher in South Africa was mauled to death and almost completely eaten by a pack of lions, according to multiple media reports. The remains were found over the weekend in the bush at a private game park just outside the famed Kruger...
As Forests, Wildlife and Tribals Exist in Uneasy Equilibrium, Could Lions Be Prey to Sixth Mass Extinction?
Offbeat  (tags: lions, extinction )

- 160 days ago -
Given the biological and emotional centrality of lions, itâEUR(TM)s worthwhile to ask: WhatâEUR(TM)s going on?
Inspiring Rescuers Save Pregnant Lioness and End Captive Breeding at Dismal Zoo!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, lions, rescued )

- 182 days ago -
Rescuers encountered a lovely bonded pair, Raya and Hector, who were comforting each other in the freezing snow. Upon veterinary examination, it was discovered the twelve-year-old lioness was pregnant.
Lions Treat Woman Like the Leader of the Pride   video
Offbeat  (tags: lions, lady, awesome-pawsome big cats video! )

- 226 days ago -
At a privately-owned wildlife park in South Africa, Lazmi has integrated herself into a group of four of lions. Having known her since they were cubs, the lions treat her as a dominant figure and allow her to get kissably close.
Pregnant Rhino Fights Off Hungry Lions | The Dodo   video
Offbeat  (tags: pregnant rhino, lions, awesome-pawsome video! )

- 319 days ago -
When this pregnant rhino got stuck and surrounded by hungry lions, she knew what she had to do.
AsiaâEUR(TM)s Illegal Wildlife Trade Makes Tigers a Farm-to-Table Meal
Offbeat  (tags: laos, zoos, farmers, lions, commercial breeding, animals, environment, humans, wildlife )

- 381 days ago -
In Laos and several other Asian countries, conservationists have compiled ample evidence that many zoos and farms serve as fronts for commercial breeding.
The Path to Extinction: African Lions Face Same Threats That Wiped Out Big Cats During the Ice Age
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, lions, video )

- 406 days ago -
Lions have been part of the African landscape, but their reign might soon come to an abrupt end. The very same dangers that caused the extinction of seven big cats during the last Ice Age are devastating African lions and Sunda clouded leopards today.
Ringling Bros Circus to CLOSE
Offbeat  (tags: animals, animal welfare, circus, culture, elephants abused, animal rights, lions, tigers )

- 525 days ago -
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will close forever in May. Declining attendance combined with high operating costs, along with changing public tastes and prolonged battles with animal rights groups all contributed to its demise.
Beaten, Declawed Circus Lions Finally at South Africa Sanctuary,
Offbeat  (tags: Lions, Rescued, Animal Abuse )

- 784 days ago -
Lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru have been released at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary in South Africa.

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