Definition of Asiatic lion
- Asiatic lions tend to be grayer, have longer tufts of hair on their elbows and often a fringe of hair along their bellies, found there is a fold of skin seldom found in African lions.
- —Peter Jackson, International Wildlife, January/February 1983
- Only 200 Asiatic lions are left in the wild, and all are concentrated in the Gir Forest northwest of Bombay.
- —Arnie Weissmann, Los Angeles Times, 16 Mar. 1986