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Pleistocene Mammals of the Levant

Long before the stories in the bible supposedly took place, the Levant was a beautiful wilderness sparsely populated by humans.  The Levant is the region encompassing the modern day boundaries of Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Iraq.  765 more words

Pleistocene Mammals

Zoo Life - Part 2

Photo Courtesy: Cousin Bonnie

Hi Everybody,

Welcome back! This is my second post about the Mysore zoo. This time I went with my cousin and her friend. 271 more words


Gir Lions Getting Fenced In by Mushrooming Farm Houses

Iron fences put up by owners of private farms on the periphery of Gir forest in India’s Gujarat state are cutting off passage for Asiatic lions and choking their natural corridor. 260 more words


Long Wait For the Lion Safari in Etawah

The Lion Safari in Etawah is a dream project of Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. Begun more than a decade back during the chief ministership of Mulayam Singh Yadav, the project is yet to take off. 46 more words

Honoring World Lion Day

In celebration of World Lion Day (August 10th), here’s a motivational and uplifting conservation story of Asiatic Lions in west India’s Gir National Park:


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Bristol Zoo Highlights

The Bristol Zoo opened in 1836, making it the 5th oldest zoo in the world and the second oldest in England after the London Zoo. Located in Bristol’s Clifton neighbourhood and set on 12 acres which may not seem large, but it makes up for size with its awesome exhibits and gorgeous gardens. 892 more words