Species Panthera leo (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lion)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Carnivora
  • ---- family: Felidae
  • ----- species: Panthera leo
Characteristics:carnivore; height: 110-120 cm; the Lion is the largest cat in Africa and the only one where the males have manes, the colour of the mane ranges from blonde to black; the back of the round ears is black; the males are much larger than the females and have manes;
Countries:

BW
Botswana
MZ
Mozambique
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
ZW
Zimbabwe
Ecoregions:

AT0702
Angolan Mopane woodlands
AT0709
Kalahari Acacia-Baikiaea woodlands
AT0717
Southern Africa bushveld
AT0719
Southern Miombo woodlands
AT0725
Zambezian and Mopane woodlands
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
Links:
References:Cillié 1997: 110
Date: 2009-03-29
Place: Auob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2009-03-29
Place: Auob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dejeuxx/6087085944/sizes/q/
Date: 2011-07-08
Place: Eastern, ZM, Zambia
Creator: Geoff Gallice
Comments: title 'Lioness'

Date: 2008-10-05
Place: Zoo Leipzig, Germany
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: "Angola lion", P.l. angolensis = P. l. bleyenberghi?
Date: 2009-03-29
Place: Auob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Source: wikimedia
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution License

Date: 2009-03-29
Place: Auob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2008-10-05
Place: Zoo Leipzig, Germany
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: "Angola lion", P.l. angolensis = P. l. bleyenberghi?
Date: 2009-03-29
Place: Auob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain

Source: wikimedia
Permission: PD
Source: wikimedia
Permission: PD

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