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Time since Shakespeare's play Hamlet was written (425 y) *is about as big as* Time since the birth of Pierre de Fermat (423 y)

High estimate of world population of Lions (20,000 individuals)

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- Pop. of Jakarta, Indonesia (10.07 million people)...more would be 500 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Pop. of Seoul, South Korea (10.05 million people)...more would be 500 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated world population of Mules (10 million individuals)...more would be 500 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Pop. of United Arab Emirates (2023) (9.97million)...more would be 500 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Pop. of Papua New Guinea (2023) (9.82million)...more would be 500 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Pop. of Tehran, Iran (8.15 million people)...more would be 400 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Pop. of Shenyang, China (8.11 million people)...more would be 400 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Pop. of Laos (2023) (7.85million)...more would be 400 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Pop. of Georgia (2023) (4.93million)...more would be 250 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Pop. of New Taipei City, Taiwan (3.96 million people)...more would be 200 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated world population of Impala (2 million individuals)...more would be 100 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Pop. of Kosovo (2023) (1.964million)...more would be 100 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Pop. of Guyana (2023) (792,000)...more would be 40 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated population of Plains Zebra (500,000 individuals)...more would be 25 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated world population of Grey Seal (400,000 individuals)...more would be 20 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated world population of Mongolian Gazelle (400,000 individuals)...more would be 20 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated world population of Brown Bear (200,000 individuals)...more would be 10 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated world population of Gelada (200,000 individuals)...more would be 10 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated world population of Waterbuck (200,000 individuals)...more would be 10 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Pop. of Antigua and Barbuda (2023) (101,500)...more would be 5 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Pop. of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (2023) (100,800)...more would be 5 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Number of number of words in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird (100,400 )...more would be 5 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Pop. of Micronesia (2023) (100,300)...more would be 5 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Number of seats in Melbourne Cricket Ground (100,000 )...more would be 5 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated world population of Japanese Serow (100,000 individuals)...more would be 5 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Pop. of Marshall Islands (2023) (81,000)...more would be 4 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated world population of Giraffe (80,000 individuals)...more would be 4 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Number of seats in the Maracana Stadium (Rio Olympics) (78,800 )...more would be 4 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated world population of Spanish Ibex (50,000 individuals)...more would be 2.5 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- High estimate of number of Bonobo Chimpanzees (50,000 individuals)...more would be 2.5 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- High estimate of population of Asian Elephant (2003) (50,000 individuals)...more would be 2.5 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Number of seats in Eden Park Cricket Ground (NZ) (50,000 )...more would be 2.5 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Number of seats in Yankee Stadium (baseball stadium) (49,600 )...more would be 2.5 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Pop. of Liechtenstein (2023) (40,000)...more would be 2 x High estimate of world population of Lions
- Number of seats in Madison Square Garden concert venue (NYC) (20,000 )...more would be about as big as High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated world population of Red Panda (10,000 individuals)...more would be 1/2 of High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated world population of Nubian Ibex (10,000 individuals)...more would be 1/2 of High estimate of world population of Lions
- High estimate of world population of Cheetah (10,000 individuals)...more would be 1/2 of High estimate of world population of Lions
- Pop. of Nauru (2023) (9,850)...more would be 1/2 of High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated world population of Brown Hyena (8,000 individuals)...more would be 2/5 of High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated world population of Arabian Tahr (5,000 individuals)...more would be 1/4 of High estimate of world population of Lions
- High estimate of world population of Tigers (4,000 individuals)...more would be 1/5 of High estimate of world population of Lions
- Number of grains of sugar in a teaspoon (4,000 )...more would be 1/5 of High estimate of world population of Lions
- Number of seats in La Scala opera house, Milan (2,030 )...more would be 1/10 of High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated world population of Malayan Tapir (2,000 individuals)...more would be 1/10 of High estimate of world population of Lions
- Pop. of Holy See (Vatican City) (2022) (1000-)...more would be 1/20 of High estimate of world population of Lions
- Number of passengers on an Underground train on London's Northern Line (800 )...more would be 1/25 of High estimate of world population of Lions
- Number of airports in China (507 )...more would be 1/40 of High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated population of Ethiopian Wolf (500 individuals)...more would be 1/40 of High estimate of world population of Lions
- Number of members of US Senate (100 )...more would be 1/200 of High estimate of world population of Lions
- Estimated population of Sumatran Rhino (80 individuals)...more would be 1/250 of High estimate of world population of Lions
- Number of airports in Ireland (40 )...more would be 1/500 of High estimate of world population of Lions

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