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(pan-fee-rah lee-oh spe-lay-ah)
Panthera leo spelaea
Named By: Georg August Goldfuss in 1810
Time Period: Middle Pleistocene to Early Holocene, 1.3-0.011 Ma
Location: Across Eurasia
Size: 1.2 meters high at the shoulder, 2.1 meters long, but some remains indicate a slightly larger size
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Multiple specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Felidae | Panthera |

Panthera leo spelaea or P. spelaea, commonly known as the European or Eurasian cave lion, is an extinct subspecies of lion. It is known from fossils and many examples of prehistoric art.

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