Lion is known as the king of the jungle. They are considered the symbol of strength and courage. Here are some of the interesting facts about lions:
1. Did you know that lions are the only big cats that live in groups? These groups are known as prides and all the members of a group work together to defend their territory. There are 15 lions in a pride.
2. Loins lead a relaxing life. They spend more than 16 hours in sleeping per day.
3. You can hear a lion roar from as far as 5 miles away. Lions make one of the loudest roars on Earth.
4. In lion pride hunting, 85-90% of the all hunting is done by females. Lioness is a better hunter than a lion.
5. Most of the food hunting in lions is done between dusk and dawn. They prefer night.
6. Lions have a very good night vision, which help them in hunting during night. Lions are 6 times more sensitive to light in comparison to human beings.
7. When a lion walks, its heel’s doesn’t touch ground.
8. Alike human beings, lioness are very caring mothers. They look after their little babies attentively and take care of a neglected cub too.
9. Female lion mates in every couple of years and gives birth to one to six cubs. In them, the gestation period is of three-and-a-half months.
10. Lions can stay alive for four days without water.