What is the difference between an African Lion and an Asiatic Lion? The African Lion (Panthera leo leo) and the Asiatic Lion (Panthera leo persica) are both predatory mammals. The African Lion is native to sub-Saharan Africa and the Asiatic Lion is native only to the Gir Forest in Gujarat in India. The African Lion […]

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Located in the western state of Gujarat, the Gir Forest National Park happens to be the last refuge for the endangered Asiatic Lion (Panthera leo leo). This subspecies lived across a wide swathe of western and southern Asia, from the plateau of Anatolia in Turkey to the forests of the Narmada river in India. Genetic […]

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