What African Countries Have Ebola

African Countries with Ebola


If you are considering a trip to see Lions in their natural habitat, you may be anxious about Ebola Virus outbreaks in some African Countries. While Africa is a large continent with many countries, sometimes the news can make it sound like Ebola has taken over the whole continent. In reality, the virus has only been reported in a small handful of…

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Baby Lions


The Raising of Baby Lions   The way baby lions are raised has fascinated researchers and animal lovers alike for many years. The inside life of a group of lions, also known as a pride, is both simple and complex. Simple because they are often stable groups that hunt, raise their young and fight to survive. Complex because of their strong relationships…

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Safari Animals - The Big 5 in Africa

Safari Animals The Big 5 in Africa


Safari Animals The Big 5 in Africa   The sights and sounds of the African safari beckon us to reaffirm our roots with nature and explore our wild side. No set of animals encourages us to do so more than what are often known as the “Big Five”. Also known as the “Big Five Game”, these five majestic animals that roam the…

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Facts about Lions for kids

Lion Facts for Kids


Facts About Lions For Kids A lion is just about the most interesting animal in the world. A lion is one of five “big cats” along with jaguar, leopards, snow leopards, and tigers. But lions are extra special.  Some people call them the “Kings of the Jungle”.   But they don’t actually live in the jungle.  They live in grassy areas in…

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Female Lion - Lionness

The Female Lion


 The Female Lion – Queen of the African Wilderness The iconic heavily-maned male Lion is traditionally awarded the title “King of the Jungle”, but a quick look behind the scenes will show you that in reality it is the influential matriarch, the alpha female Lion, who rules the pride and keeps Leo in his place.  In actual fact, male Lions do not…

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The Male Lion - Hunt

What Do Lions Eat?


The African Lion, or Panthera leo, is a very large cat, second only to the tiger in size, and it has an appetite that fits its stature. With jaws, teeth, and a digestive system designed for meat-eating these magnificent cats are true carnivores. But what specifically do lions eat? It is believed that the African Lion has the most varied diet of…

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