Where Do Lions Live in Africa

Where Do Lions Live?


Lions once roamed most of the continents on earth. Today you will only find a small number in India and the rest in Africa south of the Sahara. Courtesy Wikipedia Lion fossils have been found in Italy, Germany, northern Asia and even North America.  And, lions were still relatively common in areas like Turkey and India as recently as 1850.  You can still…

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Taking Pictures with Lions

Taking Pictures With Lions – What You Need To Know


Wildlife Encounter Centers and Taking Pictures With Lions: What You Need To Know Every year thousands of tourists embark on a journey coming from all over the world to visit Africa and to see the beautiful wild lands and the large animals who roam the millions of acres. There are no zoos where you can go up and handle these magnificent creatures…

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Lion Park Protest Pictures

Lion Park – Global March for Lions


It seems that the Lion Park Animal Rights Protest close to Johannesburg South Africa on 21 March 2015 was met by an equal and opposite reaction from across the road. Signs to the tune of “Please take a copy of our ‘Response to CBS’ to obtain the truth”, “Our cubs never end up being hunted” were displayed while songs were sung and taunts…

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Hunting Lions in Africa - Is it a Matter of Right or Wrong

Hunting Lions in Africa – Is it a Matter of Right and Wrong?


Hunting in general is obviously a highly controversial subject and, if the focus is narrowed toward the sport killing of endangered species, it is a subject of even greater impassioned feeling with harsh judgment coming from those who deem it “wrong”. (Note that the African lion is considered “vulnerable,” which is not as dire as being “endangered”, although this classification is a…

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Endemic Species

Are Lions Endangered


Are Lions Endangered?   This question can’t be answered with a simple “Yes” or “No”. What makes answering it even more interesting is if one looks at the various types of lions and what the term “endangered” actually means.     What Does Endangered Mean?   There are differences between the terms “endangered” and “critically endangered” or near-extinct. The International Union for…

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