Lions (Panthera leo) are majestic carnivorous mammals belonging to the Felidae family. They are known for their iconic appearance and social behavior.

Here are some basics about lions:

Lions face various threats in the wild, including habitat loss, human-wildlife conflict, poaching, and diseases.

Conservation efforts such as protected areas, anti-poaching measures, and community engagement programs are crucial for their survival.

Lions are classified as "Vulnerable" on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.