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Definition of American lion

American lion
Puma Pu"ma (p[=u]"m[.a]), n. [Peruv. puma.] (Zo["o]l.) A large American carnivore (Felis concolor), found from Canada to Patagonia, especially among the mountains. Its color is tawny, or brownish yellow, without spots or stripes. Called also catamount, cougar, American lion, mountain lion, and panther or painter.
American lion
Cougar Cou"gar (k??"g?r), n. [F. couguar, from the native name in the South American dialects, cuguacuara, cuguacuarana.] (Zo["o]l.) An American feline quadruped (Felis concolor), resembling the African panther in size and habits. Its color is tawny, without spots; hence writers often called it the American lion. Called also puma, panther, mountain lion, and catamount. See Puma.

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- The American lion (Panthera atrox or Panthera leo atrox) – also known as the North American cave lion – is an extinct pantherine cat related to the lion...
- American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House is a 2008 biography by Jon Meacham of Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States. It...
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- glacial period without mitochondrial descendants on other continents. The American lion arose when a po****tion of Beringian lions became isolated south of...
- The Barbary lion was a Panthera leo leo po****tion in North Africa that is regionally extinct today. This po****tion occurred in Barbary Coastal regions...
- American Lion is an American Thoroughbred racehorse. A foal of 2007 he was a contender in the 2010 Kentucky Derby. However, he did not finish in the money...
- spelaea fossilis or P. fossilis, the Early Middle Pleistocene European cave lion Panthera leo atrox or P. atrox, the American lion or American cave lion...
- Mitochondrial DNA sequence data from fossil lion remains show that the American lion represents a sister group of P. spelaea, and likely arose when an early...
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