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Lions Physical Characteristics Lions have relatively short-legged, long, muscular bodies and large heads. The male grows on average to 1.7 to 2.5 m (5.6 to 8.2 ft) long, not including the tail, which is 90 to 105 cm (36 to 41 in) in length. It stands 1.23 m (4 ft) high at the shoulder, and it weighs 150 to 250 kg (330 to 550 lb). The mane, which covers the head and neck, sometimes extends to the shoulders and belly. The mane will vary in color and length; well-fed, healthy lions have longer...

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mountain lion

Why is the Mountain Lion such an important animal? Mountain lions, also known as cougars, panthers, or pumas, are highly efficient predators. These cats have a wide range throughout the Western states, and populations are increasing. An individual cat's range depends on food availability. Thus, a range can vary from 10 to 370 square miles. Male lions weigh up to 165 pounds and grow to more than eight feet in length. Females weigh about 100 pounds. Female lions generally first reproduce at about...

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Lion dance

LION DANCE THE HISTORY EARLY BELIEF According to traditional Chinese belief, the lion signifies courage, stability and superiority. The lion’s dance is performed to chase away ghosts and evil spirits. This is derived from folklore about a monster called Nian. This lion-like monster eats human-flesh for living and hunts for food in a village near the mountain. One day, the villagers decided to chase the monster away by throwing firecrackers and playing loud music. To come to their surprise, it...

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Lion and Asiatic Lions

March 5 2012 Mrs Loughney INTRO Extinction is a problem that has been around since the beginning of time. An organism might go extinct for many reasons. Some reasons might be Mother Nature. Man also plays a part as they might over hunt the organism and drive it to extinct. But another cause is natural selection and the belief that only the strong will survive in this game we call life. Many problems can happen because of extinction...

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the Detroit Lions didn't even make it to the playoffs. This would send out the message to any football fans that these two teams cannot even be compared. But [In academic writing, avoid starting a sentence with a conjunction ] , to a fan that analyze teams, and has been watching football this season; it is obvious that the Green Bay packers and the Detroit Lions are two teams that should be compared. Because what many don't realize is that the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions share many characteristics...

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Striding Lion

its original positioning the appearance is only enhanced. The Striding Lion, though originally only a small piece of a bigger picture, is a visually captivating piece of art to be examined and appreciated. The Striding Lion originally located at the Ishtar Gate to the Temple of Marduk, Babylon, now resides at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, which can be viewed from multiple angles at their online museum link. The Striding Lion is classified as an architectural element of Near East, Mesopotamian,...

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Panther vs Lion

 Here Kitty Kitty There are many different types of large felines in the world. Two most common felines are the African lion and the Black Panther. They are two different species because they live in different habitats, and don’t have any common breeding or feeding habits. Neither of them looks like the other. A panther’s appearance is designed to help them survive in their habitat. “The panther is a large powerful, carnivorous feline with a keen sense of hearing and sight. They are solitary...

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Lion and Giraffes

imagine. For instance, did you know that a giraffes tongue is 18 inches long? As you can see giraffes are going to be a bundle of fun to learn about. Giraffes live on grasslands in Africa with trees surrounding them. Other animals such as lions, zebra’s rhinos, and elephants live in the same biome. They live together in herds and it is common for a giraffe to leave one herd and go to another. These mammals have a very unique pattern. No two giraffes are the same in any way. Their pattern...

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Evolution: Lion Versus Snow Leopard

BIOLOGY RESEARCH PAPER EVOLUTION LION versus SNOW LEOPARD Tutor: Nguyen Thi Lap Student: Le Hoang Thu Class: 8D-UEB I. Introduction Evolution is the process of change in all forms of life over generations, and evolutionary biology is the study of how evolution occurs. Given the right circumstances, and enough time, evolution leads to the emergence of new species. For instance, both Lion and Snow Leopard are parts of Panthera – a genus of the family Felidae, but they belong to two...

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Lion Dancing

Lion Dancing Every time when you see youth swiftly glistening over the rampaging ungodly Earth accompanied with the blistering heated wonder of the orb-like sun, it can take you back to your exhilarating days with no headaches, worries, or obligations also known as, childhood. Worries, headaches, obligations, these are enemies within ourselves that we must overcome. These flea-like worries are infesting everyone. We are being overwhelmed by these creatures. The only ways to fight off such...

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