Panthera leo

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Related to Panthera leo: lion, Panthera leo atrox
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Synonyms for Panthera leo

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

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African hunters will tell you of their great respect for their biggest indigenous cat, Panthera leo, and whether they call it by its Latin name or simply lion, they'll warn you the female can be more ferocious than the male.
When the company released its Panthera Leo concept in 2009, the lithium phosphate battery-equipped wonder took the outdoor power industry by surprise.
Even though we have emerged from caves and graduated from clubs to dries, Panthera leo still rules the night.
Class Mammalia Linnaeus, 1758 Order Carnivora Bowdich, 1821 Family Felidae Gray, 1821 Subfamily Pantherinae Pockock, 1917 Genus Panthera Oken, 1816 Panthera leo atrox Leidy, 1853
Plenty of prey, few predators: what limits lions Panthera leo in Katavi National Park, western Tanzania?
It was disappointing he could not score first time out over timber, but it may just prove he faced a pretty stiff task against Oxford De Lagarde and Panthera Leo.
But there are no big plans for Panthera Leo, who completed the three-timer after sticking gamely to his task to take the bumper on his racecourse bow, with connections hoping he will make up into a nice chaser at some point.
It was surely a difficult choice for Austin Zoo to participate in the Urgent Population Assessment of panthera leo leo without prophylactic options such as separation," said Pete Thompson of WildLink International.
Similarly, Panthera leo (Lion) and Panthera onca (Jaguar) were established as the closest cousins of Panthera pardus (Common Leopard) diverged from a common feline ancestor at a value 0.