Male Lion - Maasai Mara, Kenya

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    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...

    1. KurtQ 55 months ago | reply

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    2. mishaleppert 55 months ago | reply

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    3. Photography by Judi V 55 months ago | reply

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    4. Kati* 55 months ago | reply

      really close... cool!

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