• With some males exceeding 250 kg (550 lb) in weight, the Lion is the second-largest living catafter the tiger.

  •  The roar of a lion can be heard from 8 kilometers (5.0 miles)away.

  • In the wild,male lions live  10 to 14 years.

  • The female lion(lioness) does 90%of the hunting.

  • A porcupine can fight off a pride of lions.

  • Lionesses find lionswith darker manes more attractive.

  • Cats, from lions and tigers right down to domestic felines, cannottaste anything sweet.

  • In 2005, an Ethiopian girl was being brutally beaten by 7 menwhen a pride of lions chased them away. They even stayed with her until help arrived.

  • The lion from MGM is called “Leo the Lion”.

  • A “leopon” results from the crossing of a male leopard with a lioness. The head is similar to that of a lion while the rest of the body carries similarities to leopards.

  •  Mountain Lions will bury and leave their prey, then return to it when they are hungry

  • During a mating bout, lions have sex 20 to 40 times a day for a couple of days.

  • Ostrich kicks can kill a human and even a lion.

  • There are more statues of lions in the world than there are real wild lions.

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