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noun as in feline

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The trip starts in Nairobi National Park, where rhinos, giraffes, and lions wander wide-open grass plains.

Robin and his friends long for a world where they are invited into mainstream society, while still getting to be their super cool selves, which they get when King Richard returns at the end of the film and he’s not just a lion but a True Ally.

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He used it as a way to answer a question on if lions have any difficulty breeding in captivity or the wild.

Biologists have documented infanticide in numerous species, including lions and many nonhuman primates such as langur monkeys and chimpanzees.

You might also become hyper-vigilant about potential dangers — like the proverbial man-eating lion lurking in the tall grass of our ancestors’ savannah.

Indeed, Lion Air, with 45 percent of the domestic Indonesian airline market, has swallowed the Fernandes formula whole.

There is a larger reason, beyond the airlines themselves, why Lion Air and 61 other Indonesian airlines are on this black list.

Two Indonesian airlines, Garuda and Lion Air, have seen Fernandes eat their lunch and are only now responding.

The Lion Air captain had left his rookie copilot to make the landing until he realized he was in trouble.

The airplane was owned by an Indonesian budget carrier, Lion Air.

Thereafter he ran away from school twice, having been seized with a romantic and irresistible desire to see and shoot a lion!

The strength of the lion is tremendous, owing to the immense mass of muscle around its jaws, shoulders, and forearms.

The calf and the bear shall feed: their young ones shall rest together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

Up to this period he had not been successful in accomplishing his great wish—the shooting of a lion.

When a hungry lion is watching for prey, the sight of any animal will make him commence stalking it.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lion, such as: cougar, wildcat, cat, griffin, leo, and lioness.

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