Adult Male Asiatic Lion (Panthera leo persica) at Gir Forest National Park, India.

Adult Male Asiatic Lion (Panthera leo persica) at Gir Forest National Park, India. In May 2015 the Asiatic lion population at Gir Forest was estimated at 523 individuals adult males, 201 adult females, and 213 cubs).

The Asiatic Lion is now found exclusively in the Gir Forest National Park of India and are down to a population of around 500 #Lion

The Asiatic Lion is now found exclusively in the Gir Forest National Park of India and are now a population of around 500 which is up from only about 20 animals a few years ago.

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Last of the breed. One of the few lions remaining in India, now found at Gir Forest National Park in Gujarat, India.

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Asiatic lion

To experience the real Asiatic Lions, you need to visit the forests of Gir where you can enjoy seeing the heroic lions strolling by and sun bathing in the months of October and June. The park was established in 1965 to conserve the Asiatic Lions. This park has lots of deep ravines, rivers and rocky hills.

Pair of male lions (Panthera leo) in long winter grass, their manes blowing in the wind, Kruger National Park.

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Including the fastest mammal, the ability to roar, incredible hunting skills and stunning stripy and spotted coats, the big cats are some of the most recognised and admired species on our planet. Me.

ASIATIC LION [Panthera Leo Persica]: The Indian lion is a shaggier creature than the better-known African lion.  The coat is denser and the elbow and tail tufts longer.  A character which is invariably present in the Indian lion is a distinct belly fold that is not so prominent in it African counterpart.  The Asiatic lion has figured in history, distributed as it was within historic times from Greece in the northwest to Bihar in the east.  Sadly, today it is only confined to the GIR Forests.

Since his curse, Rhodri, In Cindy Spencer Pape's Beltane Lion, turns into an Asiatic lion. They're a little different from their African cousins. Once common in the middle east, now they can only be found in one small region of india.

Asiatic lion and lioness - View amazing Lion photos - Panthera leo - on ARKive

Asiatic lion and lioness - View amazing Lion photos - Panthera leo - on Arkive

Endangered Asiatic lions rest at the Gir Lion Sanctuary at Sasan in the Junagadh District of Gujarat, India

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Critically endangered Asiatic Lions rest at the Gir Lion Sanctuary at Sasan in the Junagadh District of Gujarat, India.

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Pangolin defending itself from lions (Gir Forest, Gujarat, India) - Pangolin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Asiatic Lion-old male  The Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica), also known as the Indian lion and Persian lion,[3][4] is a lion subspecies that lives as a single population in Gujarat, India. It is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List because of its small population size.  Wikipedia

Asiatic Lion-old male The Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica), also known as the Indian lion and Persian lion,[3][4] is a lion subspecies that lives as a single population in Gujarat, India. It is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List because of its small population size. Wikipedia

Asiatic lion-female.  The Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica), also known as the Indian lion and Persian lion,[3][4] is a lion subspecies that lives as a single population in Gujarat, India. It is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List because of its small population size.  Wikipedia

Asiatic lion-female. The Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica), also known as the Indian lion and Persian lion,[3][4] is a lion subspecies that lives as a single population in Gujarat, India. It is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List because of its small population size. Wikipedia

Asiatic Lion - 11 Endangered or Threatened Animals Just Born at a Zoo Near You | Mental Floss

11 Endangered or Threatened Animals Just Born at Zoos

Asiatic Lion - 11 Endangered or Threatened Animals Just Born at a Zoo Near You

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