With less than 20,000 left in the wild, lions are fighting disease, loss of habitat,  changing habitat from climate change, and poaching for trade in their parts. But perhaps most egregiously, on top of all these threats, wealthy hunters from abroad -- mostly from America -- travel to Africa for the "thrill" of slaying a wild lion and bringing their kill home as a trophy.

With less than 20,000 left in the wild, lions are fighting disease, loss of habitat, changing habitat from climate change, and poaching for trade in their parts. But perhaps most egregiously, on top of all these threats, wealthy hunters from abroad -- mostly from America -- travel to Africa for the "thrill" of slaying a wild lion and bringing their kill home as a trophy.

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Jaguar cub cuteness by Nancie Cunningham Casey #Provestra #Skinception #coupon code nicesup123 gets 25% off

Jaguar cub cuteness by Nancie Cunningham Casey #Provestra #Skinception #coupon code nicesup123 gets 25% off

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Noble King | Photo by ©Kosari #WildLives  Order an oil painting of your pet now at www.petsinportrait.com

Noble King | Photo by ©Kosari #WildLives Order an oil painting of your pet now at www.petsinportrait.com

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This stuff is so out-of-characteristically metal that it'll blow your mind into a skull shape on the wall.

This stuff is so out-of-characteristically metal that it'll blow your mind into a skull shape on the wall.

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Lion Family - But not so sure that male is happy about the cub's curiosity!

Lion Family - But not so sure that male is happy about the cub's curiosity!

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