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Panthera leo

African Lion, Panthera leo, photo © by Michael Plagens

Photographed at Nairobi National Park in Kenya. 3 October 2010.

In Kenya's national parks regulations usually keep tourists inside their vehicles. This keeps them safe from injury, but makes close study of plants and insects more difficult.

Felidae -- Cat Family

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Copyright Michael J. Plagens, 2010