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Synonyms for lion

Synonyms for lion

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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Lion-tailed macaques are endangered with fewer than 4,000 thought to be in the wild.
I didn't even have a picture, but there would be other opportunities to observe lion-tailed macaques in Bali.
Kerala is home to a wide variety of fauna like Asian elephants, Bengal tigers, leopards, grizzled giant squirrels, lion-tailed macaques, sloth bears and the Indian bison.
In a landmark study, Ostrowski reviewed primate-transfer patterns from AZA institutions and documented about 200 Japanese macaques that are now--in zoo terminology--"lost to follow-up," along with 200 black macaques, 17 lion-tailed macaques, and other species of macaques for which there are no official records.
You'll also see a troop of rare lion-tailed macaques (only 2,000 live in the wild) cavorting in a primate pleasure dome of climbing trees and rubber vines," and an aviary full of rare birds, including the remarkably named chestnut-backed scimitar-billed babbler.
Net-clutching staff were on the tails of the crafty lion-tailed macaques, dubbed Bonnie and Clyde, following their break for freedom.