Lions News

Photo & Video: Lion cub triplets

The Bronx Zoo today debuted triplet lion cubs born three months ago. The cubs, born January 27, 2010 to mother Sukari and father M’wasi, will be on exhibit the zoo’s…

Blogging wildlife rangers drive microconservation

Ranger blogging network wins accolade for efforts to drive support for conservation. WildlifeDirect, a group that promotes conservation through blogging by rangers and scientists, has won mongabay.com's "Innovation in Conservation…

Tsavo lions ate 35 people, not 135

A recent study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has shown that the two man-killing lions of Tsavo very likely did not kill and eat as many…

Africa’s lions are disappearing

Africa's lion population is falling Africa's lion population is falling An interview with lion researcher Leela Hazzah mongabay.com March 25, 2008 The lion is Africa's best known carnivore. Once widely…