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Biggest threats to “wild” lion populations …

By | September 11th, 2016|Categories: Big Cats, Conservation, Education, Research|Tags: , , , |

The biggest threats to lions are the loss of habitat and when lions come into conflict with people outside the protected area.

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What do we know about lion genetics?

By | August 24th, 2016|Categories: Big Cats, Conservation, Research|Tags: , |

The lion, Panthera leo, is Africa's largest predator (also key predator) and without a doubt, one of the world's most iconic wildlife species.

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WHY a genetic Bio-Bank?

By | August 14th, 2016|Categories: Big Cats, Conservation, Education, Research|Tags: , |

The drastic decline of more than 97% over the last 216 years in lion population numbers also means a huge decline in the genetic pool available for future generations of the species.

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“Dolly the Sheep” scientist calls for a Bio-Bank for endangered animals

By | August 1st, 2016|Categories: Big Cats, Conservation, Research|Tags: , |

"Dolly the Sheep" scientist calls for a Bio-Bank for endangered animals - Ukutula Bio-Bank (UCC) already HERE!!!!!

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International Tiger Day

By | July 27th, 2016|Categories: Big Cats, Conservation|Tags: , |

International Tiger Day is held annually on July 29 to give global attention to the conservation of tigers. It is both a day of awareness as well as a day to celebrate these magnificent animals.

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