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Cases of Coronavirus spreading from humans to pets rise; still no evidence of animal-to-human transmission
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Cases of Coronavirus spreading from humans to pets rise; still no evidence of animal-to-human transmission

While it appears that animals can get the virus from people, there is no indication that pets are transmitting it to human beings.

Economic strife affects lions in Sudan's zoo: Images of impoverished lion cause international uproar
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Economic strife affects lions in Sudan's zoo: Images of impoverished lion cause international uproar

Many international organizations are willing to help the lions, including an emergency rescue group expected in Sudan soon.

South African lion cubs born from artificial insemination in first for the species
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South African lion cubs born from artificial insemination in first for the species

The method developed allows a non-surgical means of fertilization, an otherwise-invasive procedure.

Lions caught in Gujarat government's conundrum: Can't care for them, won't let other states do it either
India

Lions caught in Gujarat government's conundrum: Can't care for them, won't let other states do it either

Gujarat government has not been frank, upfront or transparent about the causes of lion deaths in the past, and even more so since the current epidemic struck

Gir National Park sees frenzied activity in aftermath of multiple lion deaths; officials look for signs of Canine Distemper Virus
India

Gir National Park sees frenzied activity in aftermath of multiple lion deaths; officials look for signs of Canine Distemper Virus

Thirty-six lions have been isolated in three rescue centres inside the Gir National Park, and their movements are being monitored round the clock.

Supreme Court calls death of lions in Gujarat's Gir forest 'extremely serious', asks Centre to take action to protect them
India

Supreme Court calls death of lions in Gujarat's Gir forest 'extremely serious', asks Centre to take action to protect them

In September, over 21 lions have died in the Gir Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park, due to various reasons.

Over 20 lions die in Gujarat's Gir forest in 20 days, state govt admits some deaths were due to virus attack
India

Over 20 lions die in Gujarat's Gir forest in 20 days, state govt admits some deaths were due to virus attack

Seven lions rescued from Gujarat's Gir forest died while undergoing treatment at a rescue centre, taking the overall death toll of big cats to 21 since 12 September.

India to probe deaths of 12 endangered wild Asiatic lions over the last 10 days
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India to probe deaths of 12 endangered wild Asiatic lions over the last 10 days

Experts said that the deaths of the lions cannot be dismissed as part of a natural cycle.

Pride of lions killing suspected rhino poachers has Twitter applauding the cats
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Pride of lions killing suspected rhino poachers has Twitter applauding the cats

The anti-poaching unit found a high-powered rifle, wire cutters and an ax along with the remains.

German police caution residents in Lautenbach after wild cats escape Berlin zoo
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German police caution residents in Lautenbach after wild cats escape Berlin zoo

The Berlin police are in pursuit of wild cats that have escaped from the Berlin zoo and have urged the people of Luenebach to stay in their houses.

As forests, wildlife and tribals exist in uneasy equilibrium, could lions be prey to sixth mass extinction?
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As forests, wildlife and tribals exist in uneasy equilibrium, could lions be prey to sixth mass extinction?

We are in the middle of the sixth great mass extinction in Earth’s history. To put this in perspective, Earth lost the dinosaurs in the last great mass extinction event, 65 million years ago — so this is kind of a big deal | #FirstCulture

Alviro Petersen first top South Africa cricketer since Hansie Cronje to get banned for corruption
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Alviro Petersen first top South Africa cricketer since Hansie Cronje to get banned for corruption

Alviro Petersen on Thursday became the highest-profile South African cricketer to be banned for corruption since former captain Hansie Cronje in 2000.

Selfie with Gir lions lands cricketer Ravindra Jadeja in trouble
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Selfie with Gir lions lands cricketer Ravindra Jadeja in trouble

Ravindra Jadeja caught the attention of the Gujarat Forest Department by posing for a picture with a pride of Lions at the Gir National Park and Sanctuary.

Chile: Zoo officials kill two lions for mauling naked man
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Chile: Zoo officials kill two lions for mauling naked man

Two lions were killed after they severely mauled a man who stripped naked and entered their enclosure in an apparent suicide attempt early Saturday, authorities said.

Water scarcity hitting Rajasthan's wildlife sanctuaries
India

Water scarcity hitting Rajasthan's wildlife sanctuaries

Water scarcity in wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan is killing animals and forcing them into human habitations

Chat sh*t, get banged: Victorious Jamie Vardy outfoxes Harry Kane on Twitter
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Chat sh*t, get banged: Victorious Jamie Vardy outfoxes Harry Kane on Twitter

Here's why Jamie Vardy's tweet of a picture, with simply an ellipsis as the caption, was the perfect response to Harry Kane's Instagram post.

Faith bites? Self-proclaimed ‘prophet’ picks fight with lions, suffers serious damage to his buttocks
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Faith bites? Self-proclaimed ‘prophet’ picks fight with lions, suffers serious damage to his buttocks

Alec Ndiwane, a self-proclaimed "prophet" of the Zion Christian Church recently picked up a fight in South Africa's Kruger National Park after he "went into a trance and started speaking in tongues". Only, he didn't pick someone his own size (or type).

Two lions, 110 vultures poisoned at South Africa's Kruger park
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Two lions, 110 vultures poisoned at South Africa's Kruger park

Suggesting a new poaching trend in the heavily-guarded Kruger National Park, two lions and over 100 vultures died after eating the poisoned carcass

In the jungle, the mighty jungle: Lions on the loose in Nairobi
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In the jungle, the mighty jungle: Lions on the loose in Nairobi

Wildlife rangers in the Kenyan capital said Friday they were hunting for two lions who left Nairobi's national park and went into into "highly populated" areas.

'Room with a zoo': A chance to sleep with lions at the London Zoo for around $500
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'Room with a zoo': A chance to sleep with lions at the London Zoo for around $500

London Zoo began taking bookings on Thursday for a new safari lodge it is building in the lion enclosure to allow visitors to get a taste of exotic holidays in the centre of the capital.