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Lion conservation efforts severely underfunded, study shows

October 24, 2018

The first comprehensive budget analysis of the protected areas in Africa where lions live shows that the vast…
Study investigates impact of lions living alongside giraffe populations

January 8, 2018

It is commonly accepted that lions are the only predators to pose a risk to giraffes on an…
The tale teeth tell about the legendary man-eating lions of Tsavo

April 27, 2017

An analysis of the microscopic wear on the teeth of the legendary “man-eating lions of Tsavo” reveals that…
Cougars likely to recolonize middle part of U.S. within the next 25 years

November 9, 2015

A groundbreaking new study shows that cougars, also known as mountain lions and pumas, are likely to recolonize…
New study suggests half of lion populations will be lost in key regions of Africa

October 27, 2015

Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), the study…
A lion tale: Humans cause most mountain lion deaths in Southern California

July 27, 2015

The biggest threat to Southern California mountain lions is us, confirms a comprehensive 13-year study of the population’s…
Painful Lesions May Make Giraffes More Vulnerable To Lions

April 2, 2015

In the wild, most adult giraffes are capable of fending off lions. Evidence from Ruaha National Park, however,…
Study of mountain lion energetics shows the power of the pounce

October 3, 2014

High-tech collars enable scientists to record the energetics of mountain lion hunting behavior, showing why cats use “stalk…
New fossils shed light on the origins of lions, and tigers, and bears

January 7, 2014

This is a reconstruction of Dormaalcyon latouri. Credit: Art by Charlène Letenneur (MNHN) and Pascale Golinvaux (RBINS). New fossils…
Lion numbers could improve with new sustainable hunting quotas

December 17, 2013

This image shows lions in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. Credit: Nils Bunnefeld Researchers have devised a simple…
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