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The Barbary Lion

The Barbary Lion

Scientific name: Panthera leo leo

The Barbary lion, sometimes referred to as the Atlas lion, was an African lion population native to North Africa, including the Atlas Mountains, that is now considered extinct in the wild and extinct in captivity as well.

The Romans used Barbary lions in the Colosseum to battle with gladiators.

From Wikipedia.





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Barbary lion roaring

Olomouc, Czech, Europe