Two rare white lion cubs have been unveiled by a conservation charity in north-western France.
It is thought that there could be 30,000 mountain lions in western North America, but sightings are rare.
Prof Adam Hart
Presenter, Unnatural Selection
Trophy hunting has been the subject of much media attention amid the backdrop of declining populations of big game animals in Africa. But is a blanket ban really the answer?Read more
The lion is known as the king of the jungle. Now researchers at the Zoological Society here in London say they've made what sounds like a surprising discovery. Over the course of the last century Africa's big cats have become genetically weaker, not stronger. What's the reason for it? Newsday's Alex Ritson spoke to Simon Dures who was the lead researcher on the study. (Photo: A lion walks across the grassland of the Amboseli National Park, Kenya. Credit: BBC)
There are less than 2000 lions left in Kenya, as their habitat and food sources shrink. Shivani Bhalla is the founder of Ewaso Lions, a project that works with the Samburu people of northern Kenya to prevent unnecessary lion deaths. She explains why it's important that Kenya's lions, her country's national symbol, don't disappear. (Image: Lions in Kenya Credit: Ewaso Lions)
A zoo that charges visitors £15 to have a tug-of-war against big cats is criticised by animal groups.