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African Lion

Panthera leo


Average Lifespan: Up to 15 years.

lionside

Diet: In the wild, lions eat wildebeests, antelopes, and zebras.


Geography: Africa, south of the Sahara


Babies: Lions usually have between 1 and 4 cubs every 2 years and are pregnant for 4 months.


Conservation Status: Not endangered

 

Interesting Fact: Females do most of the hunting for the pride while males protect the females and cubs.


Lions at the Zoo

Early Risers! Sometimes our lions can be heard roaring as early as 5 o’clock in the morning. 

 

Gingerbread, DOB 5/28/98; Chadwick, DOB 9/21/98.
Gingerbread weighs 227 lbs. and Chadwick weighs 366 lbs.

 


 

 

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