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Lion
Name: Lion, Family Felidae

Description: Large carnivorous mammal. Tawny in color.

Location: Africa and Southern Asia

Special Features:

  • Up to 12 feet in length
  • Weights up to 600 pounds
  • Tufted tail
  • Thick, full-flowing mane on males
  • Average life-span is 11 years
  • Can run up to 35-mph
  • The male Lion eats first
  • Only social species of cats, living in groups
  • Sleep up to 20 hours a day
  • Diet: Carnivores feeding on mostly large animals.

    Neat Fact: A male lions roar can be heard some five miles away.

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