1 Sep 2022
A lion at Ghana's Accra Zoo mauled a man to death after he entered its enclosure, the government said in a statement. A security official on routine patrol noticed a middle-aged man had climbed over the tall mesh fence enclosing a lion, a lioness and two cubs around noon on Sunday.
6 Jul 2021
A defanged lion trafficked to an upscale neighbourhood of the Cambodian capital has been controversially returned to its owner following the unlikely intervention of Prime Minister Hun Sen.
24 Feb 2021
Three years after a deadly virus struck India's endangered Asiatic lions in their last remaining natural habitat, conservationists are hunting for new homes to help booming prides roam free.
20 Nov 2019
Officials of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit have tranquillized and removed a lion found at a private house in the Victoria Island area of the state.
23 Oct 2019
Escaped Lion back in its cage as normalcy restored in Kano Zoo.
6 May 2019
It is still unclear why the young zookeeper entered the lion enclosure during feeding time. The 24-year-old was flown to the hospital in a helicopter.
1 Dec 2018
In a Nigerian national park, the fight is on to save the country's last lions. Ranger Mathias Inagberue is trying to find better ways to protect them. But poachers, conflicts and disease are a huge challenge.
22 Jul 2017
Two years after Cecil the Lion was killed in Zimbabwe, sparking international outrage, officials say his six-year-old son Xanda was recently killed in a trophy hunt.