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Lioness with cubs, Panthera leo, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
Photographer: Frans Lanting

    Lioness with cubs, Panthera leo, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya

    Photographer: Frans Lanting

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    1 year ago  /  56 notes  /  Source: National Geographic

  2. 
A lioness (Panthera leo) stalks antelopes from behind a termite mound.
Photographer: Frans Lanting

    A lioness (Panthera leo) stalks antelopes from behind a termite mound.

    Photographer: Frans Lanting

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    1 year ago  /  47 notes  /  Source: National Geographic

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  5. big-catsss:

One After the Other by Shaadi Faris on Flickr.

    big-catsss:

    One After the Other by Shaadi Faris on Flickr.

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  6. big-catsss:

Tastes Like Awesome by Shaadi Faris on Flickr.

    big-catsss:

    Tastes Like Awesome by Shaadi Faris on Flickr.

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  7. nuclevr:

tiger walking down the road

    nuclevr:

    tiger walking down the road

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  8. nham nham nham

    nham nham nham

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  9. theanimalblog:

A lioness named Lemon picks up one of her three cubs at the zoo in Cali, Colombia
Picture: REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga

    theanimalblog:

    A lioness named Lemon picks up one of her three cubs at the zoo in Cali, Colombia

    Picture: REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga

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  10. rhamphotheca:

Half of Africa’s Population of Lions May Be Gone in 40 Years
by Tia Ghose
Nearly half of all of Africa’s lion populations could face extinction in the next 40 years if conservation measures aren’t changed, according to a new study.
The study, published today (March 6) in the journal Ecology Letters, found that lion populations that were fenced into conservation areas rebounded in recent years, whereas lions in open preserves were challenged by prey loss and predation by human neighbors.
“Lions in fenced reserves tend to do much better, they’re achieving much better populations,” said Luke Hunter, a conservation biologist with Panthera, an organization that works to protect endangered big cats. “It’s also cheaper to achieve those outcomes.”…
(read more: Live Science)                    (photo: Benh Liu Song)
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Find out more about what you can do to help lions:
http://www.lionconservation.org/
http://www.awf.org/content/action/detail/3599
http://www.wcs.org/saving-wildlife/big-cats/lion.aspx

    rhamphotheca:

    Half of Africa’s Population of Lions May Be Gone in 40 Years

    by Tia Ghose

    Nearly half of all of Africa’s lion populations could face extinction in the next 40 years if conservation measures aren’t changed, according to a new study.

    The study, published today (March 6) in the journal Ecology Letters, found that lion populations that were fenced into conservation areas rebounded in recent years, whereas lions in open preserves were challenged by prey loss and predation by human neighbors.

    Lions in fenced reserves tend to do much better, they’re achieving much better populations,” said Luke Hunter, a conservation biologist with Panthera, an organization that works to protect endangered big cats. “It’s also cheaper to achieve those outcomes.”…

    (read more: Live Science)                    (photo: Benh Liu Song)

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    Find out more about what you can do to help lions:

    http://www.lionconservation.org/

    http://www.awf.org/content/action/detail/3599

    http://www.wcs.org/saving-wildlife/big-cats/lion.aspx

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    1 year ago  /  156 notes  /  Source: rhamphotheca

  11. animalkingd0m:

Between the subconscious and the conscious by  by Vandana Murthy

    animalkingd0m:

    Between the subconscious and the conscious by  by Vandana Murthy

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    1 year ago  /  371 notes  /  Source: 500px.com

  12. llbwwb:

The Smiling Lioness by *sekhmet-neseret .

    llbwwb:

    The Smiling Lioness by *sekhmet-neseret .

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  13. big-catsss:

Tree Lion (3 of 4) by Stefan Garvander on Flickr.

    big-catsss:

    Tree Lion (3 of 4) by Stefan Garvander on Flickr.

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  14. big-catsss:

Wildlife, lion, Zambia by Dietmar Temps on Flickr.

    big-catsss:

    Wildlife, lion, Zambia by Dietmar Temps on Flickr.

    1 year ago  /  108 notes  /  Source: big-catsss

  15. big-catsss:

untitled by Dingledody on the road on Flickr.

    big-catsss:

    untitled by Dingledody on the road on Flickr.

    1 year ago  /  26 notes  /  Source: big-catsss