<p class="MsoNormal"><br> An adult male lion rests in the African sun. Only adult males have manes, ruffs of long, thick hair. The bigger the mane, the more impressive a lion looks to other males.</p>

African Lion


An adult male lion rests in the African sun. Only adult males have manes, ruffs of long, thick hair. The bigger the mane, the more impressive a lion looks to other males.

Photograph by Chris Johns

Lions

See lion pictures (including African lions and Asian lions) in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

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