Dear children, Here are some amazing facts about the king of jungle 'The Lion'.
All these facts have been taken from Wikipedia
Facts about lion
1.Lion is the second largest cat in the world after the tiger.
2.Wild lions live in Africa and in Asia.
3. Lions live for ten to fourteen years in the forest but they live longer than twenty years when they are captured. The reason behind this is that they get hurt while fighting with other lions in the jungle.
4. Lions sleep for 20 hours a day.
5.A group of lions is called a pride. There may be ten to forty lions
in a pride.
6. The baby lions are called cubs they are born after three and half months.
7. The cubs are born blind they can not see well untill they are about two weeks old.
8. Lionesses the female lions usually do the hunting for pride , sometimes lions help them in hunting to take down the big animals.
9. Lioness is smaller than lion and runs fast over short distances.
10. Every lion's roar is different from other lion.
11.Each pride of lions has a home area that is called territory.
12.Tiger,Jaguar and leopard are supposed to be the closest relatives of lion.
13. Unfortunately there are only 30,000 lions left in the forests of Africa.
14.There are only 350 lions left in Asia and they live in Gir Forest in India.
15.Lions are used as symbols representing courage.
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