Asiatic lion

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Asiatic lion
Adult Asiatic Lion.jpg
Male
Asiatic Lioness in Gir Forest.jpg
Female
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Faimily: Felidae
Genus: Panthera
Species: P. leo
Subspecies: P. l. persica
Trinomial name
Panthera leo persica
Meyer, 1826
Map Guj Nat Parks Sanctuary.png
Current distribution o the Asiatic lion in the wild
Synonyms

P. l. asiaticus, P. l. bengalensis, P. l. indica, P. l. goojratensis[2]

The Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica), an aa kent as the Indian lion or Persie lion,[3] is a lion subspecies that exists as a single population in Indie's Gujarat state.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Breitenmoser, U., Mallon, D. P., Ahmad Khan, J. and Driscoll, C. (2008). "Panthera leo ssp. persica". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. 
  2. Wozencraft, W. C. (2005). "Order Carnivora". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 546. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  3. Humphreys, P., Kahrom, E. (1999). Lion and Gazelle: The Mammals and Birds of Iran. Images Publishing, Avon.