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Synonyms for lion

large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male

a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo

the fifth sign of the zodiac

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Use of the upper second premolar for age determination of the African lion (Panthera leo) in sub-saharan Africa, for purposes of remote monitoring.
In 2014 alone, 719 African lion trophies were imported into the US.
Air Force F-16 exercise, formerly known as Majestic Eagle, which will take place simultaneously with the second phase of African Lion, and focus on in-flight refueling and close air support training missions.
Bigcats Genome sequencing of a Siberian tiger, Bengal tiger, African lion, white African lion and snow leopard identified genes behind the carnivores' ferocious metabolism and powerful pouncing skills (SN: 10/19/13, p.
I took my son there so he could hear the different sounds animals made but when we reached the cage where the African lion was supposed to be, the big animal in there started barking.
But in 2010 she decided to make a change when she applied to volunteer with the African Lion and Environmental Research Trust (ALERT).
service members teams up with members of the Moroccan Royal Armed Forces for a large-scale exercise called African Lion that is designed to improve interoperability and mutual understanding of each nation's tactics, techniques and procedures.
Summary: An African lion attacked and killed an employee of a private wildlife sanctuary in central California.
A male Bengal tiger can reach 580 pounds, and a male African lion averages 400.
Even more thrilled to accept the windfall were two Bengal tigers, an African lion and a leopard, who reportedly thoroughly enjoyed their Thursday feeding.
The number of years children spend in full-time education in African Lion nations is the same as it is in the BRICS.
FOLLOWING a 14-day open-water sail from Puerto Rico, the LT-805 tug, towing two Army Landing Craft Utility watercraft, rolled onto the coast of Morocco to participate in the Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore training exercise as part of African Lion 2011.
African lion cubs, a giraffe calf, mongoose, penguin and flamingo chicks, corn snakes and various desert antelopes and gazelles such as the Arabian oryx, Addax and Mohrr gazelle are enjoying their first months of life and make a visit to the park great fun for everybody.
A safari in Kenya offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to see the Big Five - the African lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and Cape buffalo.
David refuses to let them go the same way as the dodo and has become involved with a project at the African Lion & Environmental Research Trust in Zimbabwe.