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Do lions lose their teeth?

Yes, lions do sometimes lose some of their teeth as this excellent photograph by Ernest Porter shows. It was taken…

3 weeks ago

Do lions eat camels?

Yes, in India, Gir Forest Asiatic lions eat camels albeit relatively rarely. One point four percent (1.4%) of kills by…

3 months ago

Do lions eat elephants?

Yes, lions eat the occasional young elephant if the opportunity arises. There is no shortage of images of lions attacking…

3 months ago

Lionesses live 50% longer than males in the wild

An interesting study by scientists at University Lyon 1 and published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences concluded…

4 months ago

Video: man panics when zoo lion bites down on his right hand

It looks like this man put his right hand through the bars of the cage (but not far in), which…

5 months ago

How do female lions attract a mate?

As males and females interact regularly in lion prides, there is no need for lionesses to advertise their impending sexual…

10 months ago

From how far can you hear a lion roar?

"To the human ear a lion roar is audible from five miles but lions can probably hear another lion roaring…

11 months ago

Paul Hollywood looks like the lion he photographed in his Instagram selfie

I don't know whether it is just me and my imagination but there is a similarity between the face of…

12 months ago

Picture of lions sleeping in Serengeti tree

People ask 'do lions sleep in trees?' and it doesn't take long to realise that the answer is a resounding,…

2 years ago

How far do lions travel in a day?

[gallery columns="1" size="full" ids="105026"] The Santiago Zoo webpage tells us that lions walk for two hours daily travelling an average…

3 years ago