Although the lion is not the largest, fastest or most lethal
animal, its position as king of beasts has rarely been
challenged. Since Palaeolithic times, lions have fascinated
people, and due to its gallant mane, knowing eyes, and
distinctive roar, the animal continues to beguile us today. In
Lion, Deirdre Jackson paints a fresh portrait of this
regal beast, drawing on folktales, the latest scientific
research, and... more...