American lion

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Related to American lion: dire wolf
(Zool.) the puma or cougar.

See also: Lion

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As Jon Meacham wrote in American Lion, his Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Jackson, "At seven o'clock on the morning of Friday, May 30, 1806, on the Red River in Logan County, Kentucky, Jackson and Dickinson faced each other at 24 feet.
Dwight Eisenhower and American Foreign Policy During the 1960s: An American Lion in Winter.
We had known it was a torn, and it was a good torn, the conclusion of her long quest for the North American lion.
Isaac A Van Amburgh was a famous American lion trainer in the 1800s who performed for Queen Victoria.
Among them are Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals, Nathaniel Philbrick's Mayflower, Jon Meacham's American Lion, David Nichols's Eisenhower 1956, and S.
As she sped by on her wild ride, she glimpsed a huge ground sloth, grazing in the trees, a hunting American lion, a giant beaver, a short-faced bear mother and cub, and a Clovis human village with hunting dogs, a saber-toothed cat family, and more.
Cougars, which will eat meat, guts, bones - the proverbial whole enchilada, survived the mass extinction event 12,000 years ago, while their finicky cousins the saber tooth cat and American lion bit the dust, Discovery News reported.
Bearding the American lion in its tent is the easy way out.
A vivid depiction of one of the most intriguing, yet controversial, men to serve in the nation's highest elected office during the nineteenth century, American Lion immerses readers in the complex life of our seventh President, Andrew Jackson.
Maybe it's a message to back Lookin At Lucky and American Lion in the Derby, or I could ask the electric hat man's friend for advice.
Dave in Dixie, the 3-1 third choice, was a fast-closing second and it was another half-length back to 5-2 second choice American Lion.
The fact is, as American Lion makes clear, he was all of these things.
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