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Lion
Male lion
Male
Okonjima Lioness
Female (lioness)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Feliformia
Family: Felidae
Subfamily: Pantherinae
Genus: Panthera
Species: P. leo
Binomial name
Panthera leo
(Linnaeus, 1758)
African lion range
Range of P. leo


Other names

More specifically known as the African Lion.

Description

Similar species

Similar species include the tiger, leopard, jaguar, and snow leopard, which CAN roar (the snow leopard can, but does not roar).

Behaviour

Diet

Lions can eat antelope, wildebeest, zebra, and smaller animals.

Calls

Reproduction

Distribution/habitat

References

  1. ^ Bauer, H., Nowell, K.; Packer, C. (2008). Panthera leo. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 28 August 2010.

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