The Lion (Panthera leo) is a mammal of the family Felidae. The male lion, easily recognized by his mane, may weigh up to 250 kg (550 lb). Females are much smaller, weighing up to 180 kg (400 lb). In the wild lions live...
The lion (Panthera leo) is one of the five big cats in the genus Panthera and a
member of the family Felidae. The commonly used term African lion collectively ...
For all of their roaring, growling, and ferociousness, lions are family animals and
truly social in their own communities. They usually live in groups of 15 or more ...
Renowned for its majesty and nicknamed "the king of the jungle," the lion
possesses both beauty and strength. Lions vary in color but typically sport light ...
It is during play that lions
work out which members of the pride are to chase and corner their quarry and which members of the pride are the ones to go in for a kill.
Females reach sexual maturity at 4 years and males at 5 years. Lions
, along with jaguars, leopards, t... More »
King of the jungle, forest, and savanna. Lions have captured our imagination for
centuries. Stars of movies and characters in books, lions are at the top of the ...
Lions can be found in savannas, grasslands, dense bush, and woodlands. ... In
just two decades, Africa's lion population has decreased 42%. One of the main ...
Class: Mammalia. Order: Carnivora. Family: Felidae. Species: Panthera leo. The
world's most social felines, lions usually get by with a little help from their pride ...
Lion Classification and EvolutionThe Lion is one of the largest, strongest and
powerful felines in the world second only in size to the Siberian Tiger. They are
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