Definitinon: A large, tawny-colored meat-eating animal of the cat family that has a tufted tail, and in the male a shaggy mane and that lives in Africa and southern Asia.
Handshape rhymes (language play): LION, ROAR, HUNGRY.
Interesting tidbit: The female lion does approximately 90 percent of the hunting.
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