How do you expect animals to read road signs if humans have all the brains and fail to do so? Animal instincts we always make a run for it. Lion Cubs and Young Male Lions in the wild VS. Cute Young Female baby Lions in Captivity
INCREDIBLE SIGHTING: A striking white male lion in the Kruger National Park
The number of wild lions has declined almost 50% over the last 30 years, making conservation of utmost importance. Not unexpectedly, the reasons for such a drastic decline are human-induced factors such as loss of habitat & international trade associated with recreational trophy hunting. Check out "The Last Lions": A new National Geographic movie sheds light on the status of lions in the wild.
A Cheetah mom at Burgers’ Zoo in the Netherlands has her paws full with a litter of six frisky cubs. Born September 14, the cubs have spent the last few months behind the scenes in their den, just as they would in the wild. They recently explored outdoors for the first time.
A Liger! The awesome hybrid cross between a female tiger and a male lion. They are the largest of all the jungle cats, "growing to almost the lion and tigers combined size." Interestingly, "in history there have been stories of ligers found in the wild. Ligers were long thought to be sterile, but this theory was disproved in 1953, when a 15 year old liger was successfully mated with a male lion. The cub survived into adulthood, despite having poor health."