The tenth of August every year is “International Lion Day” to encourage the conservation of endangered predators . Fewer than 40,000 of them have been found left in the wild.
August 10th is the date Big Cat Rescue has chosen to get together. Because during this time everyone from all over the world can come together.
Although it seemed like a fun and exciting opportunity for them. But the basis for this story rests on a serious matter: Lions have declined so dramatically that they are now on the endangered species list , just like tigers .
Therefore, 10th August every year turns out to be the perfect day to raise people’s awareness to know the threat facing lions and stop poaching and trafficking.
The king of the jungle who maintains the ecological balance
Lions are among the animals in the cat family and are second in weight after tigers. Males weigh more than 500 pounds and reach 8 feet in length, and live in grasslands or plains that are not forests. As many people understand because we often call the lion the “king of the jungle”.
Males and females are the most different from each other. Males have thicker fur around their neck and shoulders and cover their ears. While female lions are smaller than males. It must be said that the large mane of the male lion is a sign of coldness. Awe This is what makes female lions so angry, the thicker the mane of the fish. It will be more pleasing to girls’ eyes
With a strong body and an agility built on killing. Therefore, lions are at the top of the food chain in their ecosystems. They work to control animal numbers and help maintain healthy prey species. Because weak animals often fall prey to lions.
There are fewer than 40,000 lions left in the wild
Currently, the “lions” that live in nature are found in India. And in sub-Saharan Africa the number of wild gods is decreasing more and more. Like its relatives, the “tiger”, “lions” have now been in the wild for about 23,000 – 39,000 of them make the list. “Species at Risk” (Species at Risk VU)
The main reason there are fewer is because there is less habitat for lions. The area is used to build houses, dwellings, ranches, and ranches, and there is also a tradition of hunting lions for prizes. and searching for organs such as teeth, fangs, or skin to be sold which are mostly sold in Asia
If lion numbers continue to decline, the lord of the jungle may eventually become extinct. So if we are together conservation or together change your profile picture to a lion. Along with the hashtag #WorldLionDay to spread the news to spread awareness let people see the threats facing lions. It might help them get back into a rich house.