Kennis & Kennis - It's the American lion (Panthera leo atrox or P. atrox) – also known as the North American lion, Naegele’s giant jaguar or American cave lion. see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...

Kennis & Kennis - It's the American lion (Panthera leo atrox or P. atrox) – also known as the North American lion, Naegele’s giant jaguar or American cave lion. see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...

The now extinct 'American Lion' was a giant predator roaming North and South America as recently as 11,000 years ago. It is thought to have been about twenty-five percent larger than the modern African lion. "American lions likely preyed on deer, North American horses (now extinct), North American camels, North American tapirs, American bison, mammoths, and other large, herbivorous animals."

10 Big Cats That Have Gone Extinct in Modern Times

The now extinct 'American Lion' was a giant predator roaming North and South America as recently as 11,000 years ago. It is thought to have been about twenty-five percent larger than the modern African lion. "American lions likely preyed on deer, North American horses (now extinct), North American camels, North American tapirs, American bison, mammoths, and other large, herbivorous animals."

American Lion Facts: The American Lion, Panthera leo atrox (Wikimedia Commons)

Fascinating American Lion Facts

American Lion Facts: The American Lion, Panthera leo atrox (Wikimedia Commons)

Cecil Sequel: Zimbabwe names second American lion killer - Pennsylvania doctor and bow hunter Jan Seski, killed a lion in April. Officials say his local-based guide "hunted without a quota and a permit." Here he is in a picture from his facebook page with a Caracal he killed. NBC News

Cecil Sequel: Zimbabwe Names Second American Lion Killer

Cecil Sequel: Zimbabwe names second American lion killer - Pennsylvania doctor and bow hunter Jan Seski, killed a lion in April. Officials say his local-based guide "hunted without a quota and a permit." Here he is in a picture from his facebook page with a Caracal he killed. NBC News

Panthera leo atrox/Panthera atrox (a.k.a.‭ ‬American lion,‭ ‬Naegele’s giant jaguar‭ & ‬American cave lion‭)

Panthera leo atrox/Panthera atrox (a.k.a.‭ ‬American lion,‭ ‬Naegele’s giant jaguar‭ & ‬American cave lion‭)

American Lion Skull w- std - Skullduggery

American Lion Skull w- std - Skullduggery

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power, bending the nation to his will in the cause of democracy.

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power, bending the nation to his will in the cause of democracy.

The American lion (Panthera leo atrox or P. atrox) — also known as the North American lion, Naegele’s giant jaguar or American cave lion — is an extinct lion of the family Felidae, endemic to North America and northwestern South America during the Pleistocene epoch (0.34 mya to 11,000 years ago), existing for approximately 0.33 million years.[1] It has been shown by genetic analysis to be a sister lineage to the Eurasian cave lion (Panthera leo spelaea or P. spelaea).[2]@Wikipedia.org

The American lion (Panthera leo atrox or P. atrox) — also known as the North American lion, Naegele’s giant jaguar or American cave lion — is an extinct lion of the family Felidae, endemic to North America and northwestern South America during the Pleistocene epoch (0.34 mya to 11,000 years ago), existing for approximately 0.33 million years.[1] It has been shown by genetic analysis to be a sister lineage to the Eurasian cave lion (Panthera leo spelaea or P. spelaea).[2]@Wikipedia.org

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