The Lion King Matters

World Lion Day: Save the Asiatic Lions “Everything you see exists together in a delicate balance. As king, you need to understand that balance and respect all the creatures, from the crawling ant to the leaping antelope” – Mufasa (from Lion King movie) I wish I could describe how I…

Wildlife Conservation is Our Collective Duty

A startling report from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has given enough evidence of the dwindling wildlife population in the world. Nearly two-thirds of wildlife species have declined in just the past four decades. The WWF’s Living Planet report brought to my notice that from 1970 to 2014, 60 percent…

Saving the King of the Gir

The first time I saw a lion at the Gir National Park, I understood the meaning of the word majestic. Its dark mane, protruding ears, and fierce stare were mesmerizing. My first thought was that the lion is called the king of the beasts for all the right reasons. The…