Lion's Gate Sanctuary in Colorado is in hot water after euthanizing all of its exotic animals --- three tigers, three lions and five bears.
A new study by a Michigan State University neuroscientist has revealed that the brains of wild cats don't necessarily react the same way to evolutionary pressures as those of their fellow mammals like humans and primates.
Strange as it my sound, a new report from University of Kent reveals that trophy hunting of lions could have a big role in conserving the species.
NGOs' call for the termination of hunting captive-bred lions have been accepted in IUCN and acknowledged by the South African goverment during the World Conservation Congress in Hawaii.
Just in time for the World Lion Day, the rare Asiatic Lions, Rana and Kanha, at the Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens have given birth to their first triplets ever.
A recent investigation from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has revealed the widespread violation of animal rights in traveling circuses and roadside zoos in Suzhou, China. Monkeys, bear cubs and big cats are exposed to physical and mental violence just to perform tricks for entertainment.
This is an awesome video of a white lions giving birth to white cubs. The cubs meet their father for the first time and the fathers reactions are worth the watch.
Today's a good day for animal conservationists as 33 abused big cats from South American circuses are finally scheduled to head back to their homeland on the 29th.
Recent camera trappings in a national park in Ethiopia reveal a hidden population of up to 200 lions. Researchers say this could be promising for the currently vulnerable species.
Two lion subspecies were recently granted protection under the Endangered Species Act by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This decision follows the death of the famed Zimbabwean lion Cecil, in hopes that cracking down with conservation will reduce illegal trophy hunting.
In a recent study, researchers reveal that cougars may be making a comeback. The large felines originally suffered from habitat loss and hunting. Though, the animals may soon be able recolonize parts of the U.S. in as little as two decades.
Hypercarnivores, or enormous predators, most likely shaped the ecosystem during the Pleistocene epoch. Essentially, packs of these large animals controlled populations of herbivores so to preserve the ancient landscapes and valuable vegetation.
The last two circus lions of Bulgaria are finally free. The Born Free Foundation and Born Free USA have announced that Jora and Black, an inseparable pair of rescued lions, have completed a 10,500 mile journey to find a new home and new freedoms on the spacious plains of Africa.
Much like people living in packed cities, it may be now that animals of prey in Africa have a smaller number of offspring when living in crowded conditions. Turns out, this is affecting lions and other predators.