- Species: Panthera leo
- Weight: 250lbs to 550lbs
- Short Bristly Coat. Males have long shaggy mane.
- 1 to 4 cubs
- Modern Day: Africa
- Pre-20th century: Africa, Middle East, West India
- Arid Grasslands
Currently the bobcat species in general is under Vulnerable by the IUCN Endangerment Rating. This means that lions are likely to become endangered unless the circumstances threatening its survival and reproduction improve.