The Asiatic lion is a Panthera leo leo population in India. Its range is restricted to the Gir National Park and environs in the Indian state of Gujarat. On the IUCN Red List, it is listed under its former scientific name Panthera leo persica as Endangered because of its small population size and area of occupancy.
Aug 10, A male Asiatic lion seems to pose at the Kamla Nehru Zoological the number of these endangered animals is now on an upward trend.
Sep 7, The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) had in added the Asiatic lion to the list of critically endangered species.