cave lion panthera leo spelaea

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cave lion panthera leo spelaea

6W. Panthera (Leo) spelaea, the cave lion, is the one in the middle; males did not have manes. (If you want to make your head hurt, dive into the discussion boards about relative sizes of various felines, past and present.) -- In "Clan...." we meet the cave lion early on and his presence is felt throughout, as he comes to symbolize Ayla in the way the cave bear does for the clan.

6W. Panthera (Leo) spelaea, the cave lion, is the one in the middle; males did not have manes. (If you want to make your head hurt, dive into the discussion boards about relative sizes of various felines, past and present.) -- In "Clan...." we meet the cave lion early on and his presence is felt throughout, as he comes to symbolize Ayla in the way the cave bear does for the clan.

Panthera spelaea by Rom-u.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

Panthera spelaea by Rom-u.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

The skull of a cave lion (Panthera leo spelaea) (Credit: Didier Descouens)

The lost beasts that roamed Britain during the ice age

The skull of a cave lion (Panthera leo spelaea) (Credit: Didier Descouens)

Cave Lion (Panthera leo spelaea)Edit Creator: Ultamateterex2 UXP: None Status: Available Release...

Cave Lion (Ultamateterex2)

Cave Lion (Panthera leo spelaea)Edit Creator: Ultamateterex2 UXP: None Status: Available Release...

American Lion skeleton from the La Brea tar pits at the George C. Page Museum…

American Lion skeleton from the La Brea tar pits at the George C. Page Museum…

A pride of Eurasian cave lions(Panthera leo spelaea) vs. woolly rhino(Coelodonta antiquitatis).. by Leogon.deviantart.com on @deviantART

A pride of Eurasian cave lions(Panthera leo spelaea) vs. woolly rhino(Coelodonta antiquitatis).. by Leogon.deviantart.com on @deviantART

Moldova - Cave lion (Panthera leo spelaea) - 2010 on Flickr.Wikipedia

Moldova - Cave lion (Panthera leo spelaea) - 2010 on Flickr.Wikipedia

Panthera leo spelaea by RomanYevseyev

Panthera leo spelaea by RomanYevseyev

Cave lions (Panthera leo spelaea) were fierce predators (Credit: Hemis/Alamy)

The lost beasts that roamed Britain during the ice age

Cave lions (Panthera leo spelaea) were fierce predators (Credit: Hemis/Alamy)

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