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Watch a Brave Baby Elephant Survives against 14 Lions

  When you saw fourteen voracious lions surrounded a lone baby elephant, you should possibly think the death was waiting for such small pachyderm. However what surprised us was its   tenacity and courage in fighting with these lions. The guests on a game drive had filmed this life-or-death battle which […]

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Panthera leo, male, in Namibia. Image credit: Kevin Pluck / CC BY 2.0.

New Genetic Study Reconstructs Distribution History of Lion

In order to reproduce the past and current distribution of the extant lion species (Panthera leo), Dr Greger Larson and his team from Durham University, UK, have engaged in compassion of DNA from living and extinct lions. In today’s world, people can only one species of existing lion scatter over Africa and India. […]

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New Sustainable Hunting Quotas Could Improve Lion Numbers

New Sustainable Hunting Quotas Could Improve Lion Numbers

Not long ago, an American hostess published a photo of her hunting lion on the Internet, evoking a lot of disputes. Recently, researchers from Imperial College London, University of Stirling and University of Cape Town noted that if the hunting quotas of lions are reasonably set, the sustainable hunting can […]

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Hey Mr. Lion, How Old Are You—A Guide to Aging Animals

Hey Mr. Lion, How Old Are You—A Guide to Aging Animals

It seems that every year, the world will discover a newest oldest animal. About a decade ago, people found a 405-year-old clam named as Ming. Then a giant tortoise called Jonathan was touted as the world’s oldest living creature—until people started to question about its identity. There are also accounts […]

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