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Impressive lion Great black and white sideview shot of a female lion with open mouth. Africa,Big Cats,Carnivora,Eastern Africa,lion,lionnes,tanzania,tarangire Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Impressive lion

Great black and white sideview shot of a female lion with open mouth.

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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

Similar species: Carnivorans
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Mathilde

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Uploaded Jun 18, 2011. Captured Jun 13, 2011 23:57.
  • NIKON D700
  • f/5.6
  • 1/800s
  • ISO400
  • 600mm