Lions of Gir

Lions of Gir

The survival of the only wild population of rare Asiatic lions hangs in the balance.


3 - 12+


Biology, Geography, Ecology

The world's last wild population of Asiatic lions lives within the confines of India's Gir National Park. The 350 lions, smaller than their African cousins, compete with a human population for habitat and resources.

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National Geographic Society
National Geographic Society
Chris Celauro
Last Updated

October 19, 2023

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