Panthera leo

Assessment information
CMS InstrumentsCMS, African Carnivores Initiative
Date of entry in Appendix II2017
Geographic range
Countries Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa), Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, eSwatini

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Common names
EnglishLion
FrenchLion
SpanishLeón
GermanLöwe
Taxonomy
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyFelidae
Scientific name Panthera leo
AuthorLinnaeus 1758
Standard referenceWilson & Reeder 2005
SynonymsFelis leo

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