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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.

Similar species: Carnivorans
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Oct 10, 2012. Captured Nov 15, 2011 14:36.
  • Canon EOS 50D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/2048s
  • ISO800
  • 270mm