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Interesting facts about Lions

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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.OMGVIS0249-1
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.OMGVIS0249-3
4. In lion pride hunting, 85-90% of the all hunting is done by females. Lioness is a better hunter than a lion.DUBA PLAINS, OKAVANGO DELTA, BOTSWANA: A lion pride hunts a buffalo. (Photo Credit: © Beverly Joubert / Wildlife Films Botswana)
5. Most of the food hunting in lions is done between dusk and dawn. They prefer night.OMGVIS0249-5
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.

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