In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- And these two lionesses that we particularly focused on were absolutely wonderful.
- The lionesses kill the prey but the male eats the lion's share.
- The circus had caged its ageing lionesses in appalling conditions: broken by nearly two decades of mistreatment and malnutrition, they were found to be suffering from internal bleeding, tooth decay and blindness.
- All the lions and lionesses here are of a hybrid stock and thus are prone to producing defective offspring, it is pointed out.
- There was a pride of four lions - a lioness and her near-adult cubs - resting and ready to hunt when night fell.
- Behind the bidders, above their heads, we can see a frieze of decorated tiles, its design of two lions after the same lioness humorously echoing the action below.
- A lone cheetah, a lone tiger and an African lion and a couple of lionesses are no more exciting than small herds of kangaroo, deer, giraffe or Barbary sheep.
- We even parked under a tree in which a young lioness was lying along a branch - a rare sight, according to our guide, as lionesses (unlike leopards) stop climbing trees when they reach four or five years old.
- A pride of lionesses and their cubs appeared out of the bush, heading for the small pool that Glen and his wife Cindy had built the preceding year.
- The lioness has been put on medication to increases its blood circulation and will also be made to undergo a one-hour exercise regime every day.
- Lions and lionesses play dramatically dissimilar roles.
- The lone male first, then the lionesses, followed the the cubs.
- It was now being fed by a female dog because the lioness lacked the experience to raise cubs.
- What followed was a bloody battle, where both the panther and the lioness struck blows and were struck.
- The Tirupati zoo has six panthers, four lionesses, three tigers and also two white tigers for public viewing.
- Most of them resemble cats, lionesses or lions; others are not obviously derived from any specific animal.
- We pulled up within 10-feet of three lionesses and their cubs most blissfully napping.
- Her face resembled a house cat and a lioness at the same time, with a strong muzzle but kind eyes and delicate ears.
- We crawled away, leaving the lioness unaware she'd been spied upon.
- An average social group of lions consists of about three lions, four or five lionesses and cubs.
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