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Asiatic Lion

Panthera leo persica

Description:

The Asiatic Lion is a subspecies which exists as an isolated population in the Western state of India - Gujarat. These species represent a great conservation success story as their numbers have surged from less than a dozen individuals to over 500 in a century due to ceaseless efforts put in by local communities and authorities.

Habitat:

Dry deciduous forest

Notes:

Photographed these really cute young cubs at the Gir National Park, which is currently the only place in the world to see Asiatic Lions in the wild.

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7 Comments

This spotting is just incredible. Very good job.👌

Kalen
Kalen a month ago

Great spotting.

i_munasinghe
i_munasinghe a month ago

This is lovely!! Great spotting.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a month ago

A magnificent spotting, Vipul. Thanks for sharing these beauties!

MichaelS
MichaelS a month ago

These cubs are so cute! Incredible photo, Vipul Ramanuj

Saturniidae27
Saturniidae27 a month ago

Wow amazing shot Vipul. Its just like in Lion King :)

Ornithoptera80
Ornithoptera80 a month ago

Wow, great shot Vipul.

Vipul Ramanuj
Spotted by
Vipul Ramanuj

Gujarat, India

Spotted on Mar 5, 2020
Submitted on May 27, 2020

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