Two of the Lion cubbies en profile
Species: African Lion (Afrikaanse leeuw)
Latin name: Panthera Leo
Originates from Africa and West Asia.
Current status: Vulnerable
Did you know:
…It is the second-largest living Cat, after the Tiger, but the tallest – at the shoulder – of all living cats.
…Lions are the only members of the Cat family to display obvious sexual dimorphism, meaning that males and females look distinctly different.
…Lions in captivity tend to be larger than Lions in the wild.
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