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

American Lion by George 'Rinaldino' Teichmann

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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...

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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."

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Amazon.com: American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (9780812973464): Jon Meacham: Books

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