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lion

the largest wild carnivore, yellow, tawny or gray in color; males have a distinctive mane. Called also Panthera leo.

lion jaw
see craniomandibular osteopathy.
mountain lion
a lion-colored, maneless lion. Called also Panthera concolor (syn. Felis concolor), cougar, puma.
lion-tailed macaque
Macaca silenus. See also macaque.
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If you want to zoom around the yard on a futuristic machine like the Panthera Leo, you may have to wait a few years.
Geographic Distribution of Panthera leo atrox in Mexico--The American lion, P.
2009: Plenty of prey, few predators: what limits lions Panthera leo in Katavi National Park, western Tanzania?
The study also suggests cave diners hunted the lion, Panthera leo fossilis, a cave lion about seven feet long, considerably bigger than today's African lions.
He responded well to Dominic Elsworth's urgings to get the better of Panthera Leo after the last to the chagrin of those who got stuck into the runner-up at 1.
Nine countries--Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria and Togo--have submitted a joint proposal, suggesting that Panthera leo, the African lion, follow in the padded footsteps of Panthera leo persica, the Indian lion subspecies, and be upgraded from CITES Appendix II to Appendix I, thereby recognising it as a 'species threatened with extinction' and making the trade of any specimens 'permitted only in exceptional circumstances'.
2002: Prey selection of lions Panthera leo in a small, enclosed reserve.