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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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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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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