Can Lions Climb Trees?

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Lions can climb trees but they do not do it very frequently and they are habitually found resting under the shade of trees instead. Lions tend to climb trees when they want to get away from the scorching sun or need to get out of the way of an approaching stampede.
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It is a relatively rare for lions to climb trees. As they generally populate areas where trees are sparse, it's not a useful skill to have for hunting. However, on some occasions,
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1. Pick a tree. Preferably one that is strong. You don't want to end up hurt on the ground! Ad. 2. Once you've chosen your tree, look for your first three handholds and footholds.
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the monkeys claws latch onto the trees which helps the monkeys climb so they can get food.
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Ever wondered how your pampered moggy is related to its scarier cousins on the plains of Africa? The first family tree charting the evolutionary relationships between cat species
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Experts say lions can not climb trees. However, there is a wild lion on youtube climbing a tree to get a Warthog. The lion was not a very good climber, but it did make it up and get the prize. You can find more information here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B71qY7EU7jE
Lions can climb trees, although they really don't do it very often, like their cousins the Leopards. I certainly wouldn't tick one off and then go climb a tree.
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