the lion

The Lion

These felines are very social animals which live in groups comprising several individuals. Males can weigh over 200kg and females 150kg. In the savannah, they hunt at night and rest during the day. Lionesses may give birth to as many as 6 lion cubs following a gestation period of 3 months.

Classe 
mammalia
Famille 
felidae
Ordre 
carnivore
Statut 
vulnerable
Longévité 
20 to 25 years
Lions communicate over great distances (several kilometres) by roaring.