The mane idea

It’s thought that lions used to be the most widespread terrestrial mammal on the planet. This story, which comes from the audio series One Species at a Time, is a testament to their surprising physical diversity.

Lions -- among countless other creatures -- prowl about the books and documents of the Biodiversity Heritage Library.

At the Chicago Field Museum, this lion from the Serengeti stands proud.  Credit: Logan Jaffe.

~ by Ari Daniel on September 26, 2012.

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