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What is a Nittany Lion?

19 marzo, 2023

A Nittany Lion is a special animal that represents the Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) in the United States. It’s like a special animal that people use to show that they really like Penn State and are proud of it!

The Nittany Lion is actually a type of big cat called a mountain lion, which used to live in the mountains near the university. Even though the real mountain lions aren’t around the campus anymore, people still like to use the Nittany Lion as a symbol for Penn State because it reminds them of where the university is located.

So, when you hear people talk about the Nittany Lion, they’re just talking about a special animal that represents a really cool school called Penn State!

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