. The scientific name for lion is
A: Panthera tigris
B: Panthera leo
C: Panthera pardus
D: Panthera lion
The lion is the second-largest cat that belongs to the family Felidae.
Lion belongs to the genus Panthera.
Lion has a genus name leo.
The scientific name of a lion is Panthera leo.
So, The correct option is B, i.e., Panthera leo.