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At current poaching rates, elephants, rhinos and other African wildlife may be gone within 10 years.  Don’t let Africa’s majestic wildlife become history.

At current poaching rates, elephants, rhinos and other African wildlife may be gone within 10 years. Don’t let Africa’s majestic wildlife become history.

thevladlikes:    This is the most beautiful picture of a Lion I’ve ever seen. This is my new phone background

thevladlikes: This is the most beautiful picture of a Lion I’ve ever seen. This is my new phone background

A Chilean lion named Maucho greets one of his cubs in the Buin zoo, 40 km south of Santiago, on May 4, 2017. Surgery to reverse the lion's vasectomy made it possible for him to breed again, after a pioneering medical procedure that could help the reproduction of endangered species. / AFP PHOTO / Martin BERNETTI

A Chilean lion named Maucho greets one of his cubs in the Buin zoo, 40 km south of Santiago, on May 4, 2017. Surgery to reverse the lion's vasectomy made it possible for him to breed again, after a pioneering medical procedure that could help the reproduction of endangered species. / AFP PHOTO / Martin BERNETTI

Extinct: European Cave Lion: Paintings of this lion have been found in European caves telling stories about hunting practices where people used to hunt lions in teams. Scientists believe this lion species became extinct about ten thousand years ago. Its habitat was across Europe’s northern regions. This was, once again, a very large animal, weighing around 800 lbs. for a full-grown male. There are a number of factors as to what contributed to its extinction. Some say the lion was hunted to…

Extinct: European Cave Lion: Paintings of this lion have been found in European caves telling stories about hunting practices where people used to hunt lions in teams. Scientists believe this lion species became extinct about ten thousand years ago. Its habitat was across Europe’s northern regions. This was, once again, a very large animal, weighing around 800 lbs. for a full-grown male. There are a number of factors as to what contributed to its extinction. Some say the lion was hunted to…

Extinct animals - Barbary lion the largest of the lion species. Was used in gladiator fights  and were owned by royal and elite families.

Extinct animals - Barbary lion the largest of the lion species. Was used in gladiator fights and were owned by royal and elite families.

The last wild Barbary lion was shot in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco in 1922.credit: Sir Alfred Edward Pease, 1893

A glimpse of what we've lost: 10 extinct animals in photos

The last wild Barbary lion was shot in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco in 1922.credit: Sir Alfred Edward Pease, 1893

Lioness adopts baby gazelle…

Lioness adopts baby gazelle…

The Lioness was attacked by hyenas and her cubs were killed and she was wounded. She adopted this baby gazelle and survived for two weeks protecting it. Shortly after she died the hyenas came and killed the baby :*(

Nothing like a close bear encounter to make you rethink what you're packing and how your camp is set up, and how you travel in the woods. Admittedly I had a quick cry from the stress of being huffed at close range, back at camp...

Black Bear Closeup

Nothing like a close bear encounter to make you rethink what you're packing and how your camp is set up, and how you travel in the woods. Admittedly I had a quick cry from the stress of being huffed at close range, back at camp...

Female African lion resting with her cub, Okavango Delta, Botswana. Photograph: Beverly Joubert/NGS/Getty Images

Female African lion resting with her cub, Okavango Delta, Botswana. Photograph: Beverly Joubert/NGS/Getty Images

Beautiful white lion! They are endangered and very few left, unfortunately.

White Lions: King Of Kings

Beautiful white lion! They are endangered and very few left, unfortunately.

Eastern Steller sea lions - The eastern Steller sea lion, which roams the West Coast between Alaska and California, has been taken off the U.S. Endangered Species List after a major population comeback over the last several years

Sea Lion Species Removed from Endangered Species List

Eastern Steller sea lions - The eastern Steller sea lion, which roams the West Coast between Alaska and California, has been taken off the U.S. Endangered Species List after a major population comeback over the last several years