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5 Numbers That Show Just How Threatened Lions Are

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 12.21.2015 | Science

It's a big moment for the world's lions. For the first time, the great cats are being afforded legal protection by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...

Ex Situ Conservation of Small Wild Cat Species

Jordan Schaul | Posted 12.17.2015 | Science
Jordan Schaul

Zoological parks around the world contribute to small wild cat conservation, but not nearly as much as they contribute to the conservation of big cats...

Poisoning Of Famed Pride Shows Why Lions Are In Trouble

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 12.12.2015 | Science

Conservationists have called for justice after several members of a famed pride of lions were poisoned in retribution for killing cattle. At least th...

Poisoning Claims The Lives Of 3 Lions In Kenya

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 12.10.2015 | World

Three lions, at least two of which belonged to the internationally recognized Marsh pride, have died in southwest Kenya after consuming poisoned meat...

Your Inner Lion

Erin Hinkle | Posted 11.09.2015 | Women
Erin Hinkle

Majestic. Fierce. Courageous. Brave. Mighty. Beautiful. Intimidating. Leader. Loyal. These are words I think about when I think about a lion. These are not words I think about when I think about myself.

Lions Make 10,000-Mile Journey From The Circus To Freedom

Take Part | Jade Walker | Posted 09.30.2015 | World
Read More: Lion, World News

Jora and Black were released to an award-winning wildlife reservation in South Africa Monday morning....

This Lion Cub Learning To Roar Is The Cutest Thing You’ll See Today

Little Things | Jade Walker | Posted 09.25.2015 | Good News

Posted to the YouTube page Chubby-Fish with no background information, we see a baby lion cub who can’t be older than just a few weeks....

This Bubble-Chasing Lion Is A Golden Retriever

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.22.2015 | Weird News

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Photos Show Little Kids, Ages 7 And 9, Killing Their 'First Lion'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.19.2015 | World

An American hunter is being criticized on social media for posting images of his two children, who were ages 7 and 9 at the time, posing with dead lio...

Zimbabwe Partially Lifts Hunting Ban Around Cecil The Lion's Park

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.11.2015 | World

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe has partially lifted a ban on big-game hunting around Hwange National Park that was imposed after an international outcry...

Cecil Honored By ‘Lion King’ Animator With A Majestic Illustration

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.06.2015 | Good News

A Disney animator has created a breathtaking tribute to Cecil, spurred by his own love for animals.  Following the death of the beloved...

eBay, a Wildlife Chop Shop

Ken White | Posted 08.05.2015 | San Francisco
Ken White

How extraordinary that major airlines are now setting their own policies prohibiting their transporting decapitated heads of lions and other wildlife "trophies." Good on them! Perhaps now it's time to see eBay step up with a comparable policy.

Adorable French Bulldog Tries To Roar Like A Lion | Posted 08.03.2015 | Good News

Manny's newfound fierceness comes out the second the mane goes on, but when he tries to give that famous lion roar, we see the sweeter, more adorable side of Manny...and it's one we hope never goes away!

That Time a Congressman Killed a Lion in Zimbabwe

Roll Call | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.02.2015 | Politics

Long before the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by a Minneapolis dentist triggered an international outcry over the illegal hunting, one U.S. C...

Zimbabwe Alleges Second American Involved In Illegal Lion Hunt

AP | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.02.2015 | World

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Killing Aslan

Adina Ciment | Posted 07.30.2015 | Impact
Adina Ciment

Aslan isn't coming back to save Narnia. And Simba isn't returning to Pride Rock. Palmer already stepped off the path and killed a butterfly, leaving us, after all the rage and yelling dies down, to just sit and wait for the eventual ramifications to unfold. And that train is never late.

Do We Care More About the Murder of Cecil The Lion Than of a Human? And If So, Why?

Lea Lane | Posted 07.29.2015 | Impact
Lea Lane

Killing this magnificent animal of the highest order presents a larger picture of the hubris and destruction of humanity.

Minnesota Dentist Kills Beloved Lion

Bernie Shine | Posted 07.29.2015 | Green
Bernie Shine

Walter James Palmer, a dentist from Minnesota, is accused of killing, beheading and skinning a beloved 13-year-old lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe. This lion was a local favorite and was often photographed standing, reclining or playing.

Zimbabwe's Most Famous Lion Found Decapitated Outside National Park

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.27.2015 | World

  This is Cecil. He was Zimbabwe’s most famous lion.  A large, handsome creature with a lush mane tinged with black, the 13-...

Burnt Paws and Broken Spirits: What Happens When the Circus Lights Go Out?

Nancy Colier | Posted 05.05.2015 | Politics
Nancy Colier

How is it that we can believe we have the right to misuse these magnificent and wise wild creatures for the purposes of entertainment and profit, without any consideration or empathy for their wellbeing?

WATCH: Brave Baby Elephant Survives Lion Attack

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.12.2014 | Green

Nail-biting footage captured at Norman Carr Safaris Chinzombo Camp in Zambia shows the dramatic showdown between a 1-year-old elephant and a pride of ...

The Real Noah's Ark

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 12.28.2014 | Impact
Sidonie Sawyer

A bear, a lion and a tiger. The closest shared genre is of course the tiger and the lion, but in the jungle, they would never mingle. They would probably ignore each other and mind their own territory, or fight over food if they encountered a common prey.

Guy Gets A Hug From His Lion BFF

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.28.2014 | Green

What's in this video? Oh, just a guy getting a big hug from a massive feline that could rip him to shreds without much effort. Jonathan Hawkins, a...

These Lions Are So Pro-Lion They Interrupt Their Own PSA

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.11.2014 | Green

World Lion Day is August 10, and Kevin Richardson -- known on YouTube as The Lion Whisperer -- and his pals are excited. Except, in the video above...

LOOK: Lioness Has Incredible Encounter With Baby Baboon

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.11.2014 | Green

We all know nature is a brutal place. But sometimes, you never know what's going on behind the eyes of some of the world's biggest carnivores. Dur...