American lion


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American lion

[ə′mer·ə·kən ′lī·ən]
(vertebrate zoology)
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An American lion, Panthera atrox, from Natural Trap Cave, north central Wyoming.
Between 1913 and 1915, work at more than 100 pits--some hidden beneath shallow ponds--yielded more than 1 million bones from animals such as mastodons, mammoths, North American lions, and saber-toothed cats.
Washington, December 27 ( ANI ): Saber-toothed cats and American lions were not driven to extinction by lack of food, a new study has revealed.
Among them are Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals, Nathaniel Philbrick's Mayflower, Jon Meacham's American Lion, David Nichols's Eisenhower 1956, and S.
As she sped by on her wild ride, she glimpsed a huge ground sloth, grazing in the trees, a hunting American lion, a giant beaver, a short-faced bear mother and cub, and a Clovis human village with hunting dogs, a saber-toothed cat family, and more.
He is an accomplished author, most recently of Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, and received the Pulitzer Prize for his 2008 biography of Andrew Jackson, American Lion.
Cougars, which will eat meat, guts, bones - the proverbial whole enchilada, survived the mass extinction event 12,000 years ago, while their finicky cousins the saber tooth cat and American lion bit the dust, Discovery News reported.
A vivid depiction of one of the most intriguing, yet controversial, men to serve in the nation's highest elected office during the nineteenth century, American Lion immerses readers in the complex life of our seventh President, Andrew Jackson.
Maybe it's a message to back Lookin At Lucky and American Lion in the Derby, or I could ask the electric hat man's friend for advice.
Dave in Dixie, the 3-1 third choice, was a fast-closing second and it was another half-length back to 5-2 second choice American Lion.
The fact is, as American Lion makes clear, he was all of these things.
The maximum 20-runner field also features a handful of trial winners, namely American Lion (Eoin Harty/David Flores) and Line Of David (John Sadler/ Rafale Bejarano) plus Stately Victor (Mike Maker /Alan Garcia) and Paddy O'Prado (Dale Romans/Kent Desormeaux), onetwo in the Grade 1 Blue Grass on the Keeneland Polytrack.

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