The Asiatic lion is a Panthera leo leo population in India. Its range is restricted to the Gir . The lion population recovered from the brink of extinction to individuals by In that year, approximately lions lived outside the Gir forest.
A male Asiatic lion seems to pose at the Kamla Nehru Zoological the number of these endangered animals is now on an upward trend.
The current population of the Asiatic Lion now consists of one isolated population The advent of firearms in the region led to their extinction over large areas.
Schedule I of Wildlife (Protection) Act , in Appendix I of CITES and as Endangered on IUCN Red List Asiatic lions are slightly smaller than African lions.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) had in added the Asiatic lion to the list of critically endangered species.