Lioness

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lying lionessPanthera leo) keeping a watchful eye on her surroundings as cubs tumble about
Lioness (Panthera leo).
(Mammifères, Pl. 8.A.)

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Hand-colored steel engraving showing a lying lioness (Panthera leo) keeping a watchful eye on her surroundings as cubs tumble about.

The full caption reads in the original French:

1ére série. Quadrupèdes sans os marsupiaux. (Is. G. St. Hil.)
4ème ordre — Carnassiers. Carnivores. Lionne (Felis leo, Lin.). 1/10 de grandeur natur.

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