Atlas Lion

//Atlas Lion


Panthera leo leo

This Lion is classified as extinct in the wild.
Only a few individuals remain in captivity today.

WEIGHT : up to 250 kg

FOOD : Stags, sheep, wild boars

THREATS : Poaching (sports hunting), habitat destruction, reduction of food.

RED LIST : Extinct in the Wild. The last seen in the wild was shot in 1922.


Family : Felidae
Habits : gregarious
Gestation : 100 to 120 days
Litter : 2 to 5 babies
Longevity : 20 to 25 years in captivity

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