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Picture of an Asiatic lion cub resting its head on its mother
May 10, 2021

Cuddling Cub

An Asiatic lion cub cuddles with its mother in the Gir Forest, Gujarat State, India. When this photo appeared in the June 2001 issue, only 300 Asiatic lions remained. But thanks to conservation efforts, the population has risen to almost 700.
Photograph by Mattias Klum, Nat Geo Image Collection
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