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The presence, absence, color, and size of the maine is associated with genetic precondition, sexual maturity, climate, and testosterone production of the lion; the rule of thumb is the darker and fuller the maine, the healthier the lion. The light color of this lion's maine and scaring on its face indicate it may not be in the healthiest of states. Maneless male lions have been reported in Tsavo National Park in Kenya.

The presence, absence, color, and size of the maine is associated with genetic precondition, sexual maturity, climate, and testosterone production of the lion; the rule of thumb is the darker and fuller the maine, the healthier the lion. The light color of this lion's maine and scaring on its face indicate it may not be in the healthiest of states. Maneless male lions have been reported in Tsavo National Park in Kenya.

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Keywords:
Lion
black
maine
testosterone
mainelessness
Tsavo National Park
Kenya
Maasi Mara
Masai
scaring
predator
safari
savannas
Serengeti plains
African
East Africa
prey
pride
game reserve
great migration