Panthera leo

Known as: Leo leo, Lion, Lions 
Large, chiefly nocturnal mammals of the cat family FELIDAE, species Panthera leo. They are found in Africa and southern Asia.
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
We define African savannahs as being those areas that receive between 300 and 1,500 mm of rain annually. This broad definition… (More)
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2010
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2010
Mary Fran Hazinski, Co-Chair*; Jerry P. Nolan, Co-Chair*; John E. Billi; Bernd W. Böttiger; Leo Bossaert; Allan R. de Caen… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
African lions (Panthera leo) are susceptible to viral diseases of domestic carnivores, including feline calici-virus infection… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Lions Panthera leo are generally thought to prey on medium to large ungulates. Knowledge of which species are actually preferred… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Large carnivores have declined worldwide, largely through conflict with people. Here, we quantify the impact of lethal control… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
In species with internal female fertilization, males risk both lowered paternity probability and investment in rival gametes if… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Eight traditional subspecies of tiger (Panthera tigris),of which three recently became extinct, are commonly recognized on the… (More)
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2004
2004
To reconstruct the phylogenetic position of the extinct cave lion (Panthera leo spelaea), we sequenced 1 kb of the mitochondrial… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Over 400 California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) died and many others displayed signs of neurological dysfunction along the… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Canine distemper virus (CDV) is thought to have caused several fatal epidemics in canids within the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem of… (More)
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