Maneless lion

(Zool.) a variety of the lion having a short, inconspicuous mane. It inhabits Arabia and adjacent countries.

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However, two maneless lions terrorized the campsites shortly after his arrival in March, killing 135 African and Indian laborers, by Patterson's account.
Are the maneless lions found in Tsavo a subspecies of African lion, and a missing link?
His field research has revolved around trying to understand what makes Tsavo lions, called maneless lions, so dangerous to people and how to mitigate the animal-human conflicts that still exist today in that region--one of the world's largest nature preserves.
Lions of Tsavo (Kenya) -- to watch and study the behaviour and ecology of Greater Tsavo's unique maneless lions and explore ways to reduce their conflicts with ranchers and herders.
Patterson's research, the first thorough scientific project aimed at understanding the ecology and behavior of these rare, maneless lions.
In 1898, two maneless lions were responsible for the death of 135 workers who were building a railroad bridge over the Tsavo River in Kenya.