The lion (Panthera leo) is one of the big cats in the genus Panthera and a
member of the family ..... The prey also may be killed by the lion enclosing the
animal's mouth and nostrils in its jaw...
Unlike other cats, lions are very social animals. They live in groups, called prides,
of around 30 lions. A pride consists of up to three males, a dozen related ...
They will also feed on smaller animals such as hares, birds and reptiles. ...
Though lions used to live in most parts of Africa, they are now found only in the
Lion Classification and EvolutionThe Lion is one of the largest, strongest and ...
between Lions and other cats is that they are incredibly sociable animals that live
The lion is a magnificent animal that appears as a symbol of power, courage and
nobility on family crests, coats of arms and national flags in many civilizations.
The lion is listed as vulnerable on the World Conservation Union's (IUCN's) Red
List of Threatened Animals. The Gir Forest population, which consists of about ...
Antelope, zebra, and other hoofed animals. Size: Males are 5 to 8 feet long,
females are 4 1/2 to 5 1/2 feet long. Babies: Cubs can nurse from any female in
Lions are the second largest big cat species in the world (behind tigers). ... Lions
are the national animal of Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, England, Ethiopia, ...
Although lions belong in the wild they are still used by travelling circuses in the
UK. Find out about OneKind's campaign to end the use of wild animals in ...
See African lions at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park in Orlando. Learn
about threats to the lion species and inspiring ways Disney is helping save lions.