Panthera leo

Lions are the largest cats in Africa. This male lion was actually not roaring, but merely yawning, in the Syracuse, NY zoo, in July 2000.

Here are some female lions: Melbourne zoo, May 2000.

Genus Panthera
Family Felidae
Superfamily Feloidea
Order Carnivora
Subclass Eutheria
Class Mammalia
Subphylum Vertebrata
Phylum Chordata
Kingdom Animalia
Life on Earth