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Lion

Panthera leo melanochaita

Order: Carnivora

Family: Felidae

Datasheet

Sex: female

Age: adult

Skull length: 33.6 cm

Skull width: 22.2 cm

Skull height: 15.3 cm

Skull weight: 1404 g

Owner: Universalmuseum Joanneum

Inventory number: 29176

Collecting date: 1901

Collecting area: M'Kosi Plains, Mozambique

Uploaded: 06 May 2020

Wikipedia

Note: Inventoried as Felis leo capensis. Thanks Nobuyuki Yamaguchi for identifying the skull.

Note: The skull is the property of and the photos are authenticated by the Universalmuseum Joanneum.

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