The Asiatic lion is endangered largely because of hunting by humans after firearms became widespread. While the subspecies once ranged through Europe, the Middle East and India, it now only occupies a relatively small ar... More »

The Asiatic lion, like its African relative, is an apex predator and has no enemies aside from man. The Asiatic lion is endangered and exists as a single population within the Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary of ... More »

Adult Asiatic lions are apex predators and have no natural enemies. The 300 surviving lions in the Gir Forest of India are threatened by poaching, lack of suitable habitat and disease. More »

The Asiatic lion, like its African relative, is an apex predator and has no enemies aside from man. The Asiatic lion is endangered and exists as a single population within the Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary of ... More »

Adult Asiatic lions are apex predators and have no natural enemies. The 300 surviving lions in the Gir Forest of India are threatened by poaching, lack of suitable habitat and disease. More »

Lions do not have many natural predators; humans, other lions and hyenas are sometimes known to kill lions. The lion is referred to as the king of the jungle, but hyenas will sometimes kill them when they are injured and... More »

Cheetahs are better natural hunters than lions because of their speed and dexterity, which give them a 50 percent success rate when hunting, as opposed to the 20 percent success rate of the slower lion. Lions will freque... More »