King of the Jungle: Lion

African lion in shadow (Leo panthera), Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, East Africa, Africa

The lion (Panthera leo) is a large cat belonging to the genus Panthera and is native to Africa and India. It has a muscular, broad-chested body, a short, rounded head, round ears, and a hairy tuft at the end of its tail. Lions are sexually dimorphic; adult males are larger than females and have prominent…

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