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Lion teeth A lioness showing her teeth in affection at her cub in the early morning.  Picture taken in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia.  Geotagged,Lion,Panthera leo,Zambia Click/tap to enlarge

Lion teeth

A lioness showing her teeth in affection at her cub in the early morning. Picture taken in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia.

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The lion is one of the five big cats in the genus ''Panthera'' and a member of the family Felidae. The commonly used term African lion collectively denotes the several subspecies found in Africa. With some males exceeding 250 kg in weight, it is the second-largest living cat after the tiger. Wild lions currently exist in sub-Saharan Africa and in Asia while other types of lions have disappeared from North Africa and Southwest Asia in historic times. Until the late Pleistocene, about 10,000 years.. more

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Uploaded Jun 10, 2014. Captured Aug 9, 2007 13:45 in Mpika, Zambia.
  • NIKON D200
  • f/5.6
  • 1/160s
  • ISO250
  • 600mm