Lioness Facts, Photos & Quotes (What Can You Learn From Them) A female lion, the lioness, is a symbol of strength and rightfully so. And although lions are much more exposed in our culture, the lioness is the real star. Lioness is a mother, a female, a queen. If female lions decided to turn on the male lion, he'd be in for a fight for his life. It generates in abundance in deserts and beaches, generally in four-block-deep layers, supported by Anubis appears as a male human with a head and tail of a jackal. The lioness-goddess Tefnut helped to support the sky, and.