Gujarat HC backs sealing of Taj Resort in Gir National Park

The Gujarat High Court has refused to interfere with the shut-down notice issued to Taj Resort of the Indian Hotels Company in the Gir National Park, the only abode of Asiatic lions.

Zoo`s new lions a `sign` Ivory Coast is moving out of crisis

The eyes of 30-odd uniformed schoolchildren light up at the sight of three magnificent lions brought to Abidjan zoo to replace the big cats that starved to death during post-election violence in 2010-2011.

Nathwani seeks measures to protect Gir lions frm train mishaps

Rajya Sabha MP Parimal Nathwani has requested the Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, urging him to speed up implementation of measures to prevent deaths of lions on the railway tracks passing through the Gir sanctuary and surrouding areas.

Lion spotted in Gabon for first time in 20 years

A lion has been spotted in Gabon for the first time in nearly 20 years, raising hopes the animals long feared extinct in the country could be returning, conservationists said on Thursday.

Madhya Pradesh minister wants law allowing people to keep tigers as pets
Madhya Pradesh minister wants law allowing people to keep tigers as pets

In a bizarre suggestion, a senior Madhya Pradesh minister has sought a law that allows people to domesticate or keep as pets big cats like lions and tigers for their conservation.

Gir tourism zone won't interfere with lion movement: Gujarat govt

The Gujarat High Court was today informed by the state government that its plan to set up an eco-tourism zone on the outskirts of Gir Asiatic Lions Sanctuary in Amreli district will not affect the movement of lions.

Canberra's National Zoo: Lunch with lions and bath with bears!

The Jamala Wildlife Lodge at the National Zoo in Canberra offers unique wildlife experience.

Zebras' iconic thick, black stripes may be more for cooling than camouflage
Zebras' iconic thick, black stripes may be more for cooling than camouflage

A new study has recently revealed that zebras' thick, black stripes may be more used as a cooling system than camouflage.

Maasai kill six lions after livestock attack

Angry Maasai herders in Tanzania killed six lions that had attacked livestock, in the latest clash between man and beast in the region.

When Andrew Flintoff froze after lions became his tent mates in African safari!
When Andrew Flintoff froze after lions became his tent mates in African safari!

Former England Test international Andrew Flintoff has recalled his experience with lions when he was dropped into the wilderness in Africa for a documentary.

When Gerard Depardieu 'feasted on lions' after killing them during safari

 Gerard Depardieu has revealed that he didn't just killed two lions in self-defense during a trip to Africa in September, he ate them too.

Heaters, chaff beds to keep Delhi zoo inmates warm this winter

With the onset of winters, authorities at the Delhi Zoo have undertaken several measures, including installation of heaters and change in diet, to help the inmates cope with plummeting temperatures.

Watch: 1 baby elephant vs 14 lions – Who won?
Watch: 1 baby elephant vs 14 lions – Who won?

It's hard to believe, but here it is. A baby elephant with its courageous effort survived an attack by 14 lions in the South Luangwa National Park, Zambia.

I can absorb 14 bottles of wine per day, says Gerard Depardieu
I can absorb 14 bottles of wine per day, says Gerard Depardieu

 Gerard Depardieu recently revealed that he can drink around 14 bottles of wine per day, it has been reported.

Global alliance commits $80m to save world`s wild cats and ecosystems

Many environmental philanthropists have agreed to provide funding to change the course of wild cat protection through Panthera, an organization dedicated to ensuring safety to wild cats through scientific leadership and conservation action.

Snails bigger danger to humans than combo of lions, sharks and wolves

Freshwater snails cause the death of about 10,000 people every year, in comparison, the three traditional predators kill just 120 across the globe annually.

Modern day lion`s ancestor lived 124,000 years ago

A genetic analysis of living lions and museum specimens has found that the modern day lions` most recent common ancestor lived around 124,000 years ago.

Narendra Modi, Akhilesh Yadav in catfight over lions

BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav were on Tuesday involved in a catfight over lions.

MP for tracking Kuno tiger to avoid fight with Gujarat lions

Madhya Pradesh has recommended to the Centre that the lone tiger in its Palpur Kuno sanctuary be fitted with a radio collar to check any possible conflict with lions proposed to be introduced in the reserve from Gujarat.

Kenya`s lions fitted with satellite tracking collars

A team of scientists, researchers and veterinarians have fitted lions at Nairobi National Park in Kenya with satellite tracking collars to help reduce conflict and beef up security operations in the park.