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Photos of Barbary Lions

the Barbary Lion, sometimes named Atlas lion or Nubian lion, Panthera leo leo, is a sub-species of African lions which lived in the Atlas mountains (Morocco, Algeria, mainly). It is now totally extinct out of some zoos. But it seems that it was a great animal with a truly impressive look.

Honoring its memory, I collected a few images from the world wide web:

lion_atlas lion_atlas_zoo
lion_atlas-2 Les lions Atlas

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  1. andy May 13, 2011

    very interesting!

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