Maybe. The Lion black father the man the myth the legend shirt lion is said to be the king of the beasts. In the scriptures, Jesus is called the Lion of the Juda tribe. Jesus is descended from King David and comes from a lineage of kings. Of course Jesus represents the kingdom of Heaven and has no interest in a kingdom on earth. While on earth, he was the rejected king but when he returned, he would become the King of kings. To protect the neck and spine, a thick mane was developed and this helped the Lion protect the neck and spine from biting and stroking or clawing with the feet of unusual lions.