Sunday, October 16, 2011

Amazing Lion Facts for Children

Lion factsHere are some of the interesting and amazing facts about lions useful for children.  You can learn about behavior of lion, their speed and where they are found etc. 
  • Lions are the second largest cat species in the world.
  • The weight of a male lion on average is about 180 Kg.
  • The average weight of a female lion is around 130 Kg.
  • A lion can reach speeds upto 81 kilometers per hour.
  • The roar of a lion can be heard at a distance of 8 kilometers.
  • Most of the lions live in southern and eastern Africa.
  • It is easy to recognize male lion with the mane. 
  • Lion live for around 12 years.
  • Female lions hunt better than male lions.
  • Lions take rest for around 20 hours a day.





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