WHERE: Sub-Saharan Africa and small pockets in parts of Asia and India.
COAT: Although both the mane of male lions and coat color vary greatly, lions are generally tan with a lighter underside that may still harbor their baby spots.
WEIGHT & LENGTH: 260 - 550 lbs; 6 - 8 ft
UNIQUE: Before the rise of people, lions where the most wide-spread carnivorous land mammal on Earth. Even in the past two decades, lion populations have dropped 30-50%. Oct 5
Photographer Chris McLennan got closer to a pride of lions than any other photographer possibly could (although he did cheat a bit).
A Pride of Lions Play With a Photographer's RC Car. The Results Are Awesome.
Shocking Study Finds Lions are Nearly Extinct in West Africa
Physically and emotionally demanding. That’s how Philipp Henschel, Lion Program Survey Coordinator for the big-cat conservation organization Panthera, describes the six years he and other researchers spent combing the wilds of 17 nations looking for the elusive and rarely studied West African lion.
Two Lionesses with Cub
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A 500-pound lion and an 11-pound dog have formed an unlikely friendship, proving that cats and dogs really can get along. The puppies were introduced to Bonedigger in 2008 when he was just a 4-week-old cub.
Crippled lion is dachshund's best friend
7 Lions In A Tree [PIC]
White lion cub
White Lion at the Seaview Game & Lion Park
Blog » BeetleCam vs the Lions of the Masai Mara
For more BeetleCam photos, entertaining video clips and information about how you can purchase a BeetleCam, please check out the new BeetleCam website. Coming from Facebook or Twitter? Connect with me here:- facebook.com/BLphotography- twitter.com/willbl In 2009 we embarked on a project to take close-up, wide-angle photographs of African animals.
The Barbary lion is an African lion (Panthera leo leo) population that is considered extinct in the wild. This population inhabited the Atlas Mountains ranging from Morocco to Tunisia and is also known as the Atlas lion. The last of its kind was shot in the western Maghreb in 1942 near the Tizi n'Tichka pass. The Barbary lion was first described by the Austrian zoologist Johann Nepomuk Meyer under the trinomen Felis leo barbaricus on the basis of a type specimen from Barbary. Characteristics
Face-Off with a Lion
I’m a huge animal lover. I really am! When I was 10 I used to watch Animal Planet with my dad and whenever I saw a lion cub, a cheetah cub or a leopard I used to always bug my dad to buy me one. Well I didn’t get my favorite pet (my dad always used to say “An animal belongs in the woods or the jungle. If you take him out of there you’re only going to ruin its life“) but I meet people that are animal lovers as well and I got to work with lions, cheetahs, monkeys, wolves, cats, dogs, you name it! So here is a photo collection of the great White Lion, or the Candy Lion as I like to call it.
The Great White Lion
Hugs with Lions
The Tsavo Man-Eaters were a pair of notorious man-eating lions responsible for the deaths of a number of construction workers on the Kenya-Uganda Railway from March through December 1898. History The first lion killed by Patterson, now known as FMNH 23970 The second lion, FMNH 23969 Patterson writes in his account that he wounded the first lion with one bullet from a Martini-Enfield chambered in .303 calibre.
Lion cub has a blast playing in a pile of leaves
EmailEmail “I want my mommy!” “Doesn’t anybody love us?” “We’re hungry!” “I need burping!” “Well, at least we have each other.”
Three White Lion Cubs Looking for a Home