Lion Sociality

Lion Sociality

Stotra has been studying lions since 2012. He started studying the incredible Asian lions since his MS days, and continued through his PhD and Postdoc (and even now). His recent research however involves understanding both African and Asian lion behavior under a comparative lens. Specifically, his research examines i) male coalitionary behavior (/bromances), ii) how, why and when do male and female lions associate and segregate, and iii) mating strategies at the interface of resource availability. All these projects involve behavioral, genetic and demographic data collected across multiple lions, across generations. These questions stitch many projects involving a network of collaborators and funding agencies. To find out more about relevant publications and media features, please click on the tabs below.