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Lions (Panthera leo). Male lion (left) grooming a fellow pride member. These large carnivores are the only truly social big cats, living in prides consisting of several adult females with juveniles, adolescents and one or more adult males. P. leo is found in savannah and scrubland throughout sub-Saharan Africa and in scattered areas in India.
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