Male Lion - Maasai Mara, Kenya

4 September 2009

Male Lion - Maasai Mara, Kenya

 

Lion / Leeuw (Panthera leo), subspecies East African Lion / Oost-Afrikaanse Leeuw (Panthera leo nubica)

Gender: Male

 

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Phylum: Chordata; Vertebrates / Gewervelden

Class: Mammalia; Mammals / Zoogdieren

Order: Carnivora; Carnivores / Carnivoren

Suborder: ; Cat-like carnivores / Katachtigen

Family: Felidae; Cats / Katten

Subfamily: Pantherinae; Big Cats / Grote Katten

Genus: Panthera; Lions, Leopards, Tigers / Leeuwen, Luipaarden, Tijgers

Species: Panthera leo; Lion / Leeuw

Subspecies: Panthera leo nubica; East African Lion / Oost-Afrikaanse Leeuw

 

See blog story: wildlifespotting.blogspot.com/2010/08/day-4-male-lions-in...

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