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Portait of a lioness, beautiful meeting A headshot of a lioness. Big Cats,Carnivora,South Africa,africa,etosha,lion,lionnes,namibia Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. the cats view is a bit nosey and also a bit askance at the same time. well captured. Posted 8 years ago

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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 Apr 19, 2011 00:23.
  • NIKON D300
  • f/5.6
  • 1/500s
  • ISO200
  • 150mm