Tagged: africa

Lion pride

How long can lions go without water?

Lions normally drink water every day if it is available. When researchers have observed prides of lions in the Serengeti and the nearby Ngorongoro Crater they drank after every meal. Although lions can manage...

Serval jumping onto prey

Serval Adaptations

The serval is one of the more specialised wild cats. This means that it will have adaptations to improve survivability. The serval has the longest legs compared to overall size of all the cats....

The emaciated lion who attacked Gotz

Why do lions attack humans?

The major reason why lions living in the wild attack humans is because they are injured or elderly and infirm and as a consequence incapable of surviving in the conventional way by preying on...

Frightening lion

Do lions kill and eat cheetahs?

Yes, lions do kill and eat cheetahs but this isn’t the full story. Two separate sources tell me that lions kill a lot of cheetah cubs. Cheetah cubs have a relatively high mortality rate...

Cheetah distribution and rainforest in Africa

Do cheetahs live in the rainforest?

Cheetahs do not live in the rainforest. The map below shows you where the cheetah lives on the African continent and in Iran and Azerbaijan. I made it from IUCN Red List information. The...

Servals are solitary

Do servals live in groups?

Do servals live in groups? No, servals are solitary animals. There have been reports of the odd sightings of groups or pairings but it was found that they consisted of a mother and kittens...


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