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6W. Panthera (Leo) spelaea, the cave lion, is the one in the middle; males did not have manes. (If you want to make your head hurt, dive into the discussion boards about relative sizes of various felines, past and present.) -- In "Clan...." we meet the cave lion early on and his presence is felt throughout, as he comes to symbolize Ayla in the way the cave bear does for the clan.

Panthera (Leo) spelaea, the cave lion, is the one in the middle; males did…

Panthera leo spelaea (Cave lion) - Wikipedia

The Lion That Became Extinct – Cave Lion : As strong a creature as a lion can be, sometimes it too cannot survive the onslaught of climate change. This is exactly what happened to the Cave Lion or the…

Panthera leo spelaea by RomanYevseyev

Panthera leo spelaea The cave lion received its common name because large quantities of its remains are found in caves, but it is doubtful whether they lived in them (one theory being that lion bones.

A pride of Eurasian cave lions(Panthera leo spelaea) vs. woolly rhino(Coelodonta antiquitatis).. by Leogon.deviantart.com on @deviantART

A little pride of Eurasian cave lions(Panthera leo spelaea) are trying to bring down a young,yet robust woolly rhino(Coelodonta antiquitatis).

Panthera leo spelaea

The skull of a cave lion (Panthera leo spelaea) (Credit: Didier Descouens)

European cave lion, Panthera leo spelaea -Handmade Framed Postage Stamp Art 20945AM

European cave lion, Panthera leo spelaea -Handmade Framed Postage Stamp Art 20945AM

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World's biggest lion species may have been hunted to extinction by Stone Age humans to make rugs

Panthera leo spelaea (cave lion) - recent genetic research shows that it was most closely related to the modern lion and that it formed a single population with the Beringian cave lion. It ranged from Europe to Alaska over the Bering land bridge until the late Pleistocene.

Information about Panthera leo spelaea (cave lion) and other prehistoric creatures.

A rogue male cave lion (panthera leo spelaea) has wandered too close to a grazing woolly rhino (coelodonta antiquitatis)

Clash of The Ice Age Beasts Two of the most fearsome creatures of ice age Europe are having it out. A rogue male cave lion (panthera leo spelaea) has wandered too close to a grazing woolly rhino (coelodonta antiquitatis).

Panthera leo spelaea (cave lion)

Information about Panthera leo spelaea (cave lion) and other prehistoric creatures.

Panthera leo spelaea and Aurochs by Velizar Simeonovski

Velizar Simeonovski: animals and people bygone times - war as a continuation of the policy.