Tag: lion

March 13, 2018

USFWS takes middle-ground on trophy imports

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reversed a ban on trophy imports for several African species while simultaneously withdrawing findings that gave broader permissions for importation. The Service will...

November 4, 2016

Who eats faster, male or female cheetahs?

How do mid-sized predators stay safe at meal times, despite larger predators lurking on the landscape? For cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus), the answer depends on age and sex, according to new...

December 23, 2015

Lion Subspecies Listed Under Endangered Species Act

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced on December 21 that Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections will be extended to two subspecies of lion after threats such as habitat...