Panthera leo

Lion chasing off Blackbacked Jackalls Lion with Blackbacked Jackalls
                                       nr. 286                                                                          nr. 287
It can be found in the whole African continent and in some India's Natural reserve. It does not runs the risk of extinction.
From savannahs to woodlands till the desert areas. It possible to find it near the mountains.
Male: 200 Kg.

Female: 125 Kg.
Shoulder Height: 120 cm.
It lives in prides, which typically contain about 5 animals up to twenty, but it can also live alone. It prefers hunting in groups during the hour before dawn.
Sound Sound Lions (67K Loads in approx. 22 sec.)
Every kind of protein, from the locust to the elephant, carrions included.
3 to 5 off springs after 3,5 months of gestation.

From 15 to 30 years.                                        nr. 016

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