Not so the story of the Asiatic lion - which is a rare beast, in every sense.
They are a favourite prey item for tigers and Asiatic lions.
The Asiatic lion is a common motif in Chinese art.
Asiatic lions are the most popular of the attractions.
Those that live in India are called Asiatic lions.
Following changes in both predator and prey communities, Asiatic lions shifted their predation patterns.
The wild population of Asiatic lions derived from just a dozen individuals that survived in the early 20th century.
In 1957, one male and two female wild-caught Asiatic lions were set free in the sanctuary.
The initiative to find an alternative habitat for reintroducing Asiatic lions was pursued in the early 1990s.
Gujarat is the one and only place to view pure asiatic lions in the world.