Scientific name: Panthera leo krugeri
The Transvaal lion or Southeast African lion, is a subspecies of the Lion that lives in southern Africa, including Kruger National Park and the Kalahari Region.
The male Southeast African lion has usually a well-developed mane. Most of them are black-maned as well.
There are also rare white lions that owe their coloring to a recessive gene.
There are more the 2000 lions of this subspecies in the well protected Kruger National Park.