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African lion

african lion

Introduction

Head-Body Length: Male: 172-250 cm, Female: 158-192 cm
Height: 100-128 cm
Weight: Male: 150-260 kg, Female: 122-182 kg
Identification:The coat of the African lion varies from white to yellowish brown. A tawny-yellow is most common. Males are easily identifiable by their large manes.
Habitat: Varies widely
Diet: Carnivore: large and small mammals
Reproduction: A pride’s females usually come into heat all at the same time. Litters of 2-6 cubs are produced after a gestation period of 100 days. The cubs accompany the adults as they move by two months of age, are weaned by eight months, and are independent when they are 18 months old. Females within a pride will commonly suckle each other’s young.
Behavior: Hunting is done using skilled stalking, usually by the females of a pride. Roaring is used to advertise the position and status of an African lion and/or its pride.
Status: No special status

Interesting-Facts: On a still night, an African lion’s roar can be heard from 8 km away.

Geographic: Central Africa
Southern Africa 
Date:1971-11 Subjects: Lions
Panthera
Felidae
Carnivora
Mammals
Vertebrates
Chordata
Predatory animals

KEY FACTS

Name African lion
Origin Africa
Size The African lion is 4.5 to 6.5 feet (1.4 to 2 meters) long from its head to its rump, and its tail measures from 26.25 to 39.5 inches (67 to 100 centimeters) long.
Litter Size One to five cubs in each litter
Life span 10 – 14 years Adult, In the wild
Height 100-128 cm
Weight 150 to 250 kg (330 to 550 lb) for males and 120 to 182 kg (265 to 400 lb) for females.
Colors Tawny to black

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scientific classification

Kingdom – Animalia
Phylum – Chordata
Class – Mammalia
Order – Carnivora
Family – Felidae
Genus – Panthera
Genus SpeciesPanthera leo

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