BIG CATS LITTLE CATS - #DdO:) MOST POPULAR RE-PINS - www.pinterest.com... - No artist could easily capture the gorgeous deep orange brown mane of this lion nuzzling his almost white peaceful lioness in this portrait. Almost put this on my Great Photo Compositions board! -DianaDee Osborne - Research: White lions are NOT albino; White is recessive but less severe mutation in same gene that causes albinism- distinct from gene responsible for white tigers.
Beautiful creatures - with around an estimated 20,000 left in the wild, they are right along side the polar bear for need of protection. The West African lion is considered critically endangered with only an estimated 406 left in the wild.