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?
Where do Lions live?
A lion’s lifespan is approximately how many years in the wild?
How fast can a lion run?
Answer:10 kilometers per hour
How is a lions tail?
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?
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.
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