African Lion

king of the jungle

Lion Facts

Lions are mammals.  Lions live in groups called prides, the lionesses hunt while the males sleep.  lions are carnivores which means they only eat meat.  When lions are full grown they can reach up to 420 pounds.   


Lions work together when they hunt.  Being carnivores lions pray on zebras, Wildabeast,antlope, and other large animals on the plains.  Lions

Lion Territory

African lions are located in the African Plains.  The  male lion will fiercely defend 100 square miles which he consider his prides territory.