DownloadDescription: A male african lion, standing facing toward the left side of the photo and snarling. He has a thick, black-tipped mane and yellow eyes. Taken in the Denver Zoo.
DownloadDescription: An african lioness standing in front of a rock wall, staring directly into the camera. Her deep amber eyes stare straight ahead, her lips curling to look like a slight smile. Taken in the Denver Zoo.
DownloadDescription: A male african lion, standing with his front paws on a rock, where he is sniffing a crack in the rock. The lion is seen from close up, his thick black-tipped mane clearly visible. Taken in the Denver Zoo.
DownloadDescription: In this photo, taken at the Albuquerque Zoo, the mighty cat is apparently dozing.
DownloadDescription: This lion photo shows the king lying quietly, his magnificent, multi-colored mane accentuated by the afternoon sun.
DownloadDescription: A pair of african lionesses in the Denver Zoo. Both lionesses are lying on the ground facing toward the right side of the picture. The lioness on the left is facing directly to the right, whereas the lioness on the right is turning her head to face the camera.
DownloadDescription: An african lioness yawning, lying on her belly on the ground in the Denver Zoo. Her mouth is wide open in a huge yawn, her tongue protruding, her eyes closed. on the left edge of the photo, the muzzle of a lion sitting behind the lioness is barely visible.
DownloadDescription: An african lioness standing with her body turned toward the camera and her head turned toward the right. Shown close up, her face in profile, even her whiskers clearly visible. Taken in the Denver Zoo.
DownloadDescription: A photo of an african lioness lying stretched out on a rock in the Denver Zoo. The lioness is staring at something off to the right hand side of the photo. One front paw is propped on the rock beneath her chin, showing off her impressive foreleg muscles. Behind the lioness in the foreground, another lioness is lying on the ground staring upward and to the right.
DownloadDescription: An african lioness standing on a rock with her body turned directly toward the camera. The lioness is turning her head to look toward the right side of the photo, showing her face in full profile. Taken in the Denver Zoo.
DownloadDescription: A closeup profile head photo of an african lioness. The lioness is gazing off to the right side of the picture, lying down, her head raised and her eyes fixed intently on something in the distance. Taken in the Denver Zoo.
DownloadDescription: An african lion standing with his rear paws on the ground and his forepaws on a large rock, stretching. His long black-tipped mane flows over his shoulders, seen in profile facing toward the left side of the photo. Taken in the Denver Zoo.
These lions were photographed at the Denver Zoo. A lion and two and lionesses are shown in this series of lion pics. The male has a thick mane which is yellowish at the roots with black tips. These are South African Lions whose native habitat is in sub-saharan Africa. African lions are not listed as endangered, but their habitat is shrinking. See the Defenders of Wildlife Lions Page for more information on protecting lions in the wild.
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