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Global Roar Against SA Canned Lion Hunting
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lions, canned hunting )

- 1653 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.
Four New Lion Cubs Born at Smithsonian's National Zoo Doing Well, Set for June Debut
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, lions, birth )

- 1659 days ago -
The cubs were born Sunday to Shera, a 9-year-old African lion. The delivery took nearly seven hours, zoo officials said.
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lions )

- 1660 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 )

- 1664 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
Kenya Airways Airlifts a 'Born Free' Lion to New Home in Lilongwe
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, lions, conservation )

- 1668 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
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- 1683 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 )

- 1747 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 )

- 1752 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 )

- 1754 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:
Costa Rica Shuts Down Its Zoos
Offbeat  (tags: lions, wild animals, sanctuaries, new homes costa rica closes zoos, freedom )

- 1757 days ago -
Between now and next May, 400 animals like Kivu will be looking for new homes at rescue centers and sanctuaries - in some cases so they can be released back to the wild; in others for a permanent sanctuary homes
Lions Captured in Up-Close Photos By Remote Control Camera Buggy
Offbeat  (tags: photographers, lions, Botswana, video, camera buggy )

- 1758 days ago -
Video shows amusing reaction from eight curious lions in Botswana, Africa, as photographer Chris McLennan of New Zealand clicks away.
Sad News: Gaza Strip Zoo's Newborn Lion Cubs Have Died
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, lions, cubs, death )

- 1764 days ago -
The adorable pair of lion cubs born at a Gaza Strip zoo and amusement park on Monday have died, according to an Agence France-Presse report.
Twin Lion Cubs Born in Gaza
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lions )

- 1765 days ago -
The cubs - one male, one female - are offspring of lions smuggled into Gaza through tunnels from Egypt four years ago
Fences Divide Lion Conservationists
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lions, habitat )

- 1766 days ago -
While scientists wrangle over the issue, "lions are disappearing faster than ever", says Philipp Henschel, a lion specialist. The community should "concentrate on the one thing that both sides agree on: that effective lion conservation will require
Protecting Gir's Lions: Kuno's Gun Culture Worries Experts
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lions )

- 1766 days ago -
Two lion experts, Ravi Chellam and YV Jhala, have expressed concern in their report over the gun culture, anti-social activities and poaching that is rampant around Kuno wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh where some of the Gir lions are to be shifted

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