Sunday, 7 April 2019

NEWSLINK: How the lion has been weakened: More than 100 years of hunting has seen big cats lose their strength and put their survival at risk

Still hailed as the king of the jungle, the lion species has seen an alarming rapid decline in their genetic fitness from their ancestors who lived more than 100 years ago. Following a study conducted by researchers at the Zoological Society of London, the impact of hunting the big cats has seen a worrying decline in their genetic status. According to the research, the decline in their physical strength over the course of a century is likely to have been impacted by hunting of the wild animals in Africa.

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