Lion is the king of the African carnivores
on the Sahara Plains. Fully grown males usually
weigh 416 lb or 189 kg. The record size for
a lion has been 572 lb or 260 Kg.
Lion's coat is a tawny
color with white underparts often faintly
spotted (especially in East Africa); black
tail tuft, ear backs, and lips; mane individually
varies from blond to black. Lion cubs are
often woolly with grayish, have spotted coats,
and change into their adult coat by 3 months
are often found in the Sub Saharan Africa.
Unlike some people thing, lions do not live
in the jungle or rainforest. Lion's live wherever
there are medium and large sized herbivores.
Lions feed on zebras, gazelles and other animals.
The Lion is still the most abundant large
predator after the spotted hyena in the savanna
ACTIVITIES: Lions spend 20 hours out of 24
conserving energy, becoming active in late
afternoon when mothers retrieve, suckle, and
socialize with young cubs and one anothe.
The Lion hunts early and late nights, carrying
over for a couple hours after daybreak. Lions
can become active any time, day or night,
hungry or gorged, if prey are an easy catch.