Panthera leo leo

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Panthera leo leo is a lion subspecies, which is present in West Africa, northern Central Africa and India.wikipedia
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Lion

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Panthera leo leo is a lion subspecies, which is present in West Africa, northern Central Africa and India.

Asiatic lion

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The Asiatic lion is a Panthera leo leo population in India.

Panthera leo melanochaita

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West Africa

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Panthera leo leo is a lion subspecies, which is present in West Africa, northern Central Africa and India.

Barbary lion

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The Barbary lion was a Panthera leo leo population in North Africa that is regionally extinct today.

Niokolo-Koba National Park

Niokolo-KobaParc National du Niokolo Koba
Since 2005, the protected area is considered a Lion Conservation Unit.

Waza National Park

WazaCampement de WazaWaza Region
The prominent faunal species reported to inhabit the park are the lion, African bush elephant, hyena, hartebeest, roan, Buffon's kob, waterbuck, reed, gazelle, Sudan cheetah and West African giraffe.

Kainji National Park

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Since 2005, the protected area is considered a Lion Conservation Unit together with Yankari National Park.

Panthera

Addis Ababa Zoo

Addis Ababa Lion Zoo
Several lions kept in Ethiopia's Addis Ababa Zoo were found to be genetically similar to wild lions from Cameroon and Chad, but differed from lion samples from Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Serengeti National Park.
Several lions kept in the zoo were found to be genetically similar to wild Central African lions from Cameroon and Chad, but different to captive lions are Sana'a Zoo in Yemen, which were thought to be of Ethiopian origin, and wild lion samples from Ngorongoro and Serengeti National Parks in East Africa, and those of southwestern Africa and India.

National Park of Upper Niger

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Since 2005, the protected area is considered a Lion Conservation Unit.

Pendjari National Park

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Named for the Pendjari River, the national park is known for its wildlife and is home to some of the last populations of big game like the African forest elephant, West African lion, hippopotamus, buffalo, and various antelopes in West Africa.

W-Arly-Pendjari Complex

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Since 2005, the protected area is considered a Lion Conservation Unit and a potential lion stronghold.

Garamba National Park

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Since 2005, the protected area is considered a Lion Conservation Unit together with Domaine Chasse Bili Uere.

Arli National Park

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It is home to around 200 African elephants, 200 hippos and 100 lions.

Centre Region (Cameroon)

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In April 2019, 2 lions were discovered in Mpem and Djim National Park.

Yankari National Park

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Yankari National Park is an important refuge for over 50 mammal species including African bush elephant, olive baboon, patas monkey, Tantalus monkey, roan antelope, western hartebeest, West African lion, African buffalo, waterbuck, bushbuck and hippopotamus.

Domaine Chasse Bili Uere

Bili Uere
Since 2005, the protected area is considered a Lion Conservation Unit together with Garamba National Park.

Bale Mountains National Park

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Likewise, lion samples from Bale Mountains National Park clustered with lion samples from Central Africa, whereas other samples clustered with samples from East Africa.
Other mammals of Bale Mountains National Park include the Cape bushbuck, African golden wolf, spotted hyena, colobus monkey, lion, African leopard, and African wild dog.

Bénoué National Park

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In 2011, the lion population was estimated at 200 adult individuals.

Sanaa

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They also differed from lions kept at Sana'a Zoo, which were suspected to be of Ethiopian origin.
The lions were thought to be of Ethiopian origin, but a phylogeographic test demonstrated them to be different from captive Ethiopian lions kept at Addis Ababa Zoo, and more similar to lions from Eastern and Southern Africa.

Central African Republic

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In the north, the Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park is well-populated with wildlife, including leopards, lions, cheetahs and rhinos, and the Bamingui-Bangoran National Park is located in the northeast of CAR.

Zakouma National Park

Zakouma
A variety of large mammals have been recorded in Zakouma, such as antelopes, buffalo, elephant, Kordofan giraffe, hartebeest, leopard, and lion.

Benin

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Pendjari National Park together with the bordering Parks Arli and W in Burkina Faso and Niger are among the most important strongholds for the endangered West African lion.

Gambella National Park

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Since 2005, the protected area is considered a Lion Conservation Unit.