Table 1 Descriptive statistics for each DMTA variable of Panthera leo by category (captive, man-eater, wild-caught).

From: Dietary behaviour of man-eating lions as revealed by dental microwear textures

Taxon Statistic n Asfc epLsar Tfv
Panthera leo Median 5 2.481 0.0015 3486
(captive) Mean   3.266 0.0015 5165
  Standard Deviation   1.469 0.0002 4187
  Minimum   2.092 0.0012 1930
  Maximum   5.667 0.0017 11952
  Total Range   3.574 0.0005 10022
Panthera leo Median 3 3.307 0.0022 9360
(man-eating) Mean   3.097 0.0020 9280
  Standard Deviation   0.450 0.0003 3185
  Minimum   2.581 0.0017 6055
  Maximum   3.403 0.0023 12424
  Total Range   0.823 0.0006 6369
Panthera leo* Median 52 3.669 0.0019 6812
(wild-caught) Mean   4.229 0.0024 7802
  Standard Deviation   2.712 0.0016 5544
  Minimum   0.258 0.0006 151
  Maximum   11.096 0.0072 20445
  Total Range   10.838 0.0066 20294
  1. Comparative data of other extant feliforms were published previously18. n, number of individuals sampled; Asfc, area-scale fractal complexity; epLsar, anisotropy; Tfv, textural fill volume. All teeth analyzed are lower first molars, per Materials and Methods. *Denotes the inclusion of data (n = 29) from a prior study18.