According to scientists, an average lion should live for 16 years. Lions are well adapted for their survival although today, it is being threatened by human encroachment on its habitat.
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Lions live in grassland non wooded areas. There are African lions and Asiatic lions. So where they live all depends on their species. The Asiatic lion lives in a forest of India. Lions also live in captivity like zoos.
The length of time that a lion may live is greatly dependent upon the habitat in which it resides. A zoo lion may live up to 25 years, while a wild lion may live up to 15 years.