Panthera leo

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Related to Panthera leo: lion, Panthera leo atrox
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Noun1.Panthera leo - large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the malePanthera leo - large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
lion cub - a young lion
mane - long coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neck
big cat, cat - any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
genus Panthera, Panthera - lions; leopards; snow leopards; jaguars; tigers; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
lioness - a female lion
lionet - a small or young lion
pride - a group of lions
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Many conservationists hoped that when the world convened in Johannesburg, for COP17 of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES), a successful upgrading of Panthera leo to Appendix I would be the signal the world needs to enforce policies which would halt the dramatic decline.
The African lion, Panthera leo, is a species for which reliable age assessments are urgently needed.
Panthera leo leo, found in western and central Africa and India, commonly called the African lion, will be listed as "endangered.
de individuos Machos Hembras Canidae Lycalopex culpaeus Zorro andino 2 1 Lycalopex sechurae Zorro costeno 4 1 Ursidae Tremarctos ornatus Oso de anteojos 3 4 Ursus arctos arctos Oso pardo 1 1 Ursus americanus Oso negro 1 1 americano Procyonidae Nasua nasua Coati 1 1 Potos flavus Chosna 1 7 Mustelidae Lontra longicaudis Nutria de rio -- 1 Felidae Leopardus pardalis Tigrillo 2 -- Leopardus tigrinus Oncilla 1 2 Leopardus wiedii Margay 2 -- Leopardus colocolo Gato del 1 1 pajonal Panthera onca Otorongo 1 4 Puma concolor Puma 2 1 Panthera leo Leon 6 3 Panthera tigris Tigre 1 2 Otariidae Otaria flavescens Lobo chusco 1 2 Cuadro 2.
The dominant species, Panthera leo, has declined by 80 per cent since the 1950s, and by half since 1980, to around 34,000.
The study revealed that the single species of lion that persists today, Panthera leo, first appeared in Eastern-Southern Africa, supporting the conclusions of earlier research.
meles and the coyote Canis latrans, followed by the red fox Vulpes vulpes, and the river otter Lutra lutra, the lion Panthera leo, the wolf Canis lupus, the leopard Panthera pardus, and the puma (Table 3).