Lion Coloring Pages

The lion is the second-largest cat in the world. It is dwarfed slightly by the tiger, which is closely related and has a very similar body type. Unlike other cats, lions are very social animals. They live in groups, called pride, of around 30 lions.

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Quiz About Lions

How many species of lions are there?

Answer: 7

Where do Lions live?

Answer: Den

A lion’s lifespan is approximately how many years in the wild?

Answer: 15

How fast can a lion run?

Answer:10 kilometers per hour

How is a lions tail?

Answer: short

Interesting Fact About Lions

  • 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 weighs around 130 kg (290 lb).
  • The heaviest lion on record weighed an amazing 375 kg (826 lb).
  • Lions can reach speeds of up to 81 kph (50 mph) but only in short bursts because of a lack of stamina.
  • The roar of a lion can be heard from 8 kilometers (5.0 miles) away.
  • Most lions found in the wildlife in the southern and eastern parts of Africa.


Quote About Lions

  • “I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.”–Alexander the Great
  • “It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.”–Elizabeth Kenny
  • “I would rather be the tail of a lion than the head of a mouse.”–Daddy Yankee
  • “I never thought much of the courage of a lion tamer. Inside the cage, he is at least safe from people.”–George Bernard Shaw
  • “I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other.”–Napoleon Bonaparte


Funny Lion Jokes

Why wasn’t the lion honest?

Because then he wouldn’t be a lyin’ anymore!

What is a lion’s favorite campsite food?

Baked beings.

What does a lion say to his pride before they go hunting?

Let us prey…

Why are desert lions so popular around Christmas-time?

Because they have sandy claws.

What happened when the lion ate the clown?

He felt funny.

What time is it when a lion takes your hat?

Time to get a new hat.


Popular Lion Coloring Pages on Amazon

  • Lion Coloring Sheets: Beautiful coloring sheets with lion images for all ages! The book contains 30 sheets of lion images in different postures!
  • Lion Coloring Book For Adults: The lion designs contained within this fantastic book are created by various artists, each handpicked by us here at Adult Coloring World to ensure fantastic quality throughout.
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