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The Southeast African Lion

The Southeast African Lion

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.

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Southeast African Lion Feeding Time - At Jungle Cat World Zoo

GOPA, a Southeast African Lion (Panthera leo krugeri).

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