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...
Panthera leo subspecies. P. l. azandica · P. l. bleyenberghi. P. l. hollisteri. P. l.
kamptzi. P. l. krugeri. P. l. leo · P. l. maculatus. P. l. nubica. P. l. persica
Spending 16-20 hours of the day sleeping or resting, lions are the laziest of the
big cats. Learn more lion facts at Animal Fact Guide!
Learn about the size, diet, population, range, behavior and other fascinating facts
about African lions.
Get the facts on these big cats. ... In a pride, lions hunt prey, raise cubs, and
defend their territory together. In prides the females do most of the hunting and
Oct 2, 2014 ... Lions have a fierce roar and roam in prides, you can see pictures and learn more
Amazing Facts About the Lion. Lions are the only big cats to live in groups, called
prides. Prides are close family groups. They work together to defend territory ...
Lions are the second largest big cat species in the world (behind tigers). The
average male lion weighs around 180 kg (400 lb) while the average female lion ...
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about lions and learn all about these big cats.
Jun 29, 2011 ... The lion has forever been a symbol of strength, power and ferocity. During WWF
tours to Africa, seeing the majestic species up-close is sure to ...