July 12, 2016
Did you know…
- the largest lion ever recorded weighed 700 and measured 11 feet long?
- a lion’s eyesight is five time better than a human beings?
- a lion can live up to 25 to 30 years old? The average is 13 years.
- a group of lions is called a pride?
- a female lion is called a lioness?
- lioness hunt for food but the lion always eats first?
- a lion’s roar can be heard from 5 miles away?
- less than 50,000 lions exist in the world today?
- lions are carnivores, which means they eat meat?
- lions have 30 teeth?
- the offspring of mating a male lion with a female tiger is called a liger? The offspring of a female lion and male tiger is called a tigon? If a liger mates with a lion, the offspring is a li-liger.
- lions can hear prey from one mile away?
- lions will eat elephants, hyena, rhinoceros, hippopotamas, lizards?
- many species of big cats exist including cheetahs, lynx, tigers, lions, leopard, jaguar, cougar (or puma), snow leopard, bobcat?