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Villagers kill six lions in Kenya

June 21st, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 21 (IANS) As many as six lions have been killed by residents of a village on the outskirts of Kenyan capital Nairobi as human-wildlife conflict escalates in the ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh pitches hard for shifting Asiatic lions from Gujarat

April 16th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Monday said Gujarat's opposition to the translocation of Asiatic lions from Gir forests should be rejected because the state has already ... Read more...

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Asiatic lion population rises to 411

May 2nd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 2 (IANS) The population of the Asiatic lion in Gujarat - its lone abode across the globe - has risen to 411, registering a growth of over 13 per ... Read more...

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Lion census to be held in Gujarat

April 10th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Rajkot (Gujarat), Apr 10 (ANI): The forest officials here are all set to conduct a comprehensive and methodological lion census at the Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary in Rajkot.A ... Read more...

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Gujarat opposes shifting Gir lions to Madhya Pradesh

February 11th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The Gujarat government Thursday came out against the central and Madhya Pradesh governments' plan to shift Asiatic lions from Gir region to Kuno-Palpur sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh ... Read more...

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Lions may become extinct in Kenya within next 20 years

August 18th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): Conservationists have warned that lions may become extinct in Kenya within the next 20 years unless urgent action is taken to save them.Kenya is annually losing an average ... Read more...

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Researchers unravel natural history of the lion using genetics

November 7th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): An international team of researchers has tried to unravel the natural history of the lion, by providing insights into the genetic structure of the animal.Understanding the ... Read more...

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Climate change caused mass extinction of African lions in 1994 and 2001

June 26th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that droughts and downpours aggravated by climate change allowed two diseases to converge and wipe out large numbers of African lions in ... Read more...

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Extreme weather can trigger epidemics, says study

June 25th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 25 (IANS) Climatic extremes like frequent droughts and floods, associated with global warming, can trigger epidemics that could potentially wipe out livestock or wildlife. A new study suggests that such ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh sanctuary to get Asiatic lions from Hyderabad

June 25th, 2008 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, June 25 (IANS) A sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh that has been identified as an alternative habitat for the endangered Asiatic lion is to soon to get the first of ... Read more...

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Extinct North African lion might be resurrected

April 7th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 7 (ANI): A new study has shown that a pair of skulls unearthed from the Tower of Londons moat in 1930s, belonged to an extinct breed of a North ... Read more...

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