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Sunday, 21 August 2011

African Lions - Quick Facts

+Lions are the only cats that live in groups, which are called prides. A pride is a family group which might have up to three males, 12 or so females, and their cubs.
+ A baby lion is called a cub.
+ A full grown lion can weigh from 120kg to 191 kg
+Lions will mark where they live with their own urine
+A Lion is a Carnivore ( only eats meat )
+ A lion rests for 20-21 hours a day.
+A lions top speed is 50 miles per hour
+A lion can jump up to 36 feet
+A lions roar can be heared from 5 miles away
+ A lion lives until it is 13 years old
+ Lions are also known as the ''King of the Jungle"'
+ There are less than 21,000 lions left in africa
+African lions live in Africa
+A lion has 30 teeth
+Lions have a yellowish-brown coat
+Male lions look after their families home
+Size-Head and body, 1.4 to 2 metres
+Tail, 67cm to 100cm