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lion : a large heavily built social cat of open or rocky areas chiefly of sub-Saharan Africa though once widely distributed throughout Africa and southern Asia that has a tawny body with a tufted tail and a shaggy blackish or dark brown mane in the male (lion, 2015) [1]blank.gifWebster | OneLook | Visuwords

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White lion cub meets the media in Belgrade


Lion or a lamb? Adorable white cub struggles as she tries to find her first roar (UK Daily Mail Online)

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Here are some other famous mammals:
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water, marine blank.gif sirenian blank.gif manatee blank.gif pinniped blank.gifsealblank.gifwalrus
land blank.gif rodentia blank.gifmouse blank.gif lagomorpha blank.gifrabbit blank.gif artiodactyla blank.gifdeerblank.gifcamelblank.gifgiraffeblank.gifpigblank.gifcowblank.gifsheep
blank.gif perissodactyla blank.gif horse blank.gif proboscidea blank.gifelephantblank.gifmammothblank.gifblank.gif carnivora blank.gifcatblank.giflionblank.giftigerblank.gifdogblank.gifwolfblank.gif bear
ice, marine blank.gif carnivora blank.gifpolar bear

These are the most intelligent mammals:
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primate blank.gifgorillablank.gifmonkeyblank.gifapeblank.gifsee also human


Resources


Spotting strange lions - Pride (BBC Animals)


The Most Extreme on Animal Planet "Killer Cats" with Scott Lope


Nature's Perfect Predator : Lion


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Type

Subject Specific Links
portal

BBC wildlife Finder, Lion
Nature, Lion (PBS)
dictionary

OneLook Merriam-Webster Free Wiktionary Visuwords
encyclopedia

The Electronic Zoo, Big Cats A-Z Animals, lion Lion (Wikipedia) New World Encyclopedia
directory

Specific Dewey 599.7 Land Carnivores, Tigers, Bear, Cats (BUBL LINK)
Free Internet Public Library dmoz Commercial Best of the Web
search

"lion" DuckDuckGo WolframAlpha
product

shop Amazon eBay gift Zazzle
library

Library of Congress
lcsh

WorldCat (OAIster) Library of Congress UPenn Online Books Open Library Hathi Trust
book

ISBNdb Google Books eBooks.com Barnes and Noble Amazon eBay Books
education

Globio Glossopedia, Lions
course

Open Education Consortium
blog

WordPress
news

NPR Archives Google News
article

Google Scholar
government

USA.gov

Flagship Species, Lions and Tigers


Big Cats


Born Free


Born Free Trailer


Elsa's Legacy: The Born Free Story

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Animals Lions - Google News
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    When full moon wanes, lions attack humans (MSNBC)
    Maneaters most likely to strike after full moon (Guardian)

    Credit

    Editor Mary E. Hopper
    Contributor Neil R. Carlson


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    © Cosma creator mehopper editor mehopper revised 7/16/2016 v.1.5
    1. ^ lion. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lion