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What are some different kinds of lions?

Asked by gurpreet, 28 Dec '12 05:45 pm
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Species: Panthera Leo

Subspecies:
P. l. atrox American lion extinct
P. l. azandica North-East Congalese Tiger
P. l. bleyenberghi Katanga Lion, South-West African Lion
P. l. europaea European lion extinct
P. l. krugeri South African Lion
P. l. Leo Barbary Lion, Atlas lion, Nubian lion
P. l. melanochaita Cape lion extinct ...more
Answered by rajan, 28 Dec '12 06:34 pm

 
  
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Species: Panthera Leo

Subspecies:
P. l. atrox American lion extinct
P. l. azandica North-East Congalese Tiger
P. l. bleyenberghi Katanga Lion, South-West African Lion
P. l. europaea European lion extinct
P. l. krugeri South African Lion
Answered by k gopal, 13 Jan '13 09:38 pm

 
  
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Species: Panthera Leo
Answered by iqbal seth, 29 Dec '12 08:44 am

 
  
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Species: Panthera Leo
Answered by Quest, 28 Dec '12 09:27 pm

 
  
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There is only one species of lion, Panthera leo. There are currently 7 recognised subspecies, all of which are found in Africa with the exception of the the Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica). This means any of the 6 other subspecies can be called African lions, but there is no one subspecies called 'the African lion'. The 6 African subspecies are the Masai or East African lion (Panthera leo nubica), the West African lion (Panthera leo sengalensis), the Northeast Congo lion (Panthera leo azandica), the Southwest African or Katanga lion (Panthera leo bleyenberghi), the Southeast African, Kruger or Transvaal lion (Panthera leo krugeri), and the Barbary lion (Panthera leo leo) - this subspecies is extinct in the wild, but still exists in zoos. The extinct Cape lion, often classified as Panthera leo melanochaita, is now considered unlikely to have been a subspecies in its own right - it was more likely simply a southern population of the Kruger lion.

Two extinct lion subspecies, the ca ...more
Answered by jakir hussain, 28 Dec '12 05:53 pm

 
  
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