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In an aim to ceate more awareness for the lions that are still in the wild.....

The View of Lions-Wild: The education of humanity is very important, as to ensure a better understanding between humans and Lions. It is very important to educate all people in the great importance of saving lions and their habitat, as they are part of the ecology. It is of great importance to conserve the remaining lions and their habitat, because they need an intact habitat where they can thrive without the growing pressures from human populations.
The cornerstone of "Lions-Wild". All those granted a free listing on "Lions-Wild", will be fully towards the protection of lions and against the hunting \ killing \ poaching \ poisoning \ trophy hunting of Lions. So in short, their actions will be pro-active towards the conservation of the remaining lions and their habitat, because they need an intact habitat where they can thrive without the growing pressures from human populations. (So, to conserve the "King of the African Jungle", we also need to conserve their intact habitat and all the other animals included in that habitat.) Pro-active and fully Eco-friendy tourism, with only cameras, is the way of the future.

"the King of the African Jungle"

When we think of lions, the first thought that comes to mind, is a pride of lions, a magnificent male Lion, few Lioness and many cubs, a savannah habitat and many trees plus an abundance of prey.

Over many decades, this wonderful dream has evaporated to only a few thousand left in the wild and a few hundred in the zoo. The rest of all those hundreds thousands of lions was either shot or poisoned by humankind.

You can find Lions in many different forms of art. Lions also inspired many different forms of Historic Art that includes, cave drawings, statues, paintings and many different types of jewellery. The Lion has made an undeniable mark in history.

The recklessness and greed of man had a grave impact on the Lion population, to the point where Lions was listed as a vulnerable species on the CITES list.

Conservationists, researchers and behaviourists have done great work to highlight the importance of Lions in the ecology of nature and it is of great importance that humans and Lions should live in harmony.

Lions are social animals, forming a pride (a family structure) that helps in the raising of the cubs inside that pride. Even if four cubs are born from one lioness, mostly only one cub survives into adulthood. This is one of the main reasons for their extreme slow population growth.

There are many other contributory factors of slow population growth, like:

1. Lions poisoned by farmers.

2. Pollution.

3. Human population growth, a contributory factors towards human-lion conflicts.

4. The habitat of Lions are shrinking at an alarming rate.

5. The necessary legislation not yet in place to protect such a vulnerable species from greedy humans,

6. Introduction of exotic species into new habitats.

7. Hunting laws that still make it possible to shoot Lions.

8. Poaching.

9. Limited resources:

a) Influence research and possible new research fields in the aim for better understanding Lions.

b) That hampers the construction of new sanctuaries / parks / conservation areas.

c) That has a great impact on the amount of people allocated towards the protection of these Lions and their intact habitat.

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