Lion - IUCN Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species information on the Lion. As of 2016, they are classified as Vulnerable due indiscriminate killing (primarily as a result of retaliatory or pre-emptive killing to protect life and livestock) and prey base depletion. Habitat loss and conversion has led to a number of populations becoming small and isolated. The population trend is decreasing.

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