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. Extinct about 11,000 years ago. Species survived for around 330,000 years.

American Lion. Extinct about 11,000 years ago. Species survived for around 330,000 years.

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10 Big Cats That Have Gone Extinct in Modern Times

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Prehistoric World - American Lion by Daizua123.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

Prehistoric World - American Lion by Daizua123.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

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American Lion

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AMERICAN LION: Andrew Jackson in the White House

AMERICAN LION: Andrew Jackson in the White House

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Lion Tattoos - Meaning and Symbolism

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

American Lion Leggings By GearCrew

American Lion Leggings

American Lion Leggings By GearCrew

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...

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)

#BreakingNews at NBC: #Cecil Sequel: Zimbabwe Names Second American Lion Killer, a search for Jan Seski.

Cecil Sequel: Zimbabwe Names Second American Lion Killer

#BreakingNews at NBC: #Cecil Sequel: Zimbabwe Names Second American Lion Killer, a search for Jan Seski.

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