All About Lions
Last Modified: 09/07/2018
Learn more about the king of the jungle in this short and informative video.
- 1 Let's learn about lions.
- 2Often called the "king of beasts," lions are unique among the species of the cat family...
- 3...for more than one reason.
- 4Adult male lions are the only cats to have manes.
- 5In addition, lions are the only cats to live in groups.
- 6These close family groups are called prides.
- 7Lions are mammals, which means they are warm-blooded,...
- 8...covered in fur, and they feed their babies milk.
- 9Lions are also carnivores, which means that they eat meat.
- 10Lions are at the top of the food chain in the habitats where they live.
- 11Although they are apex predators,...
- 12...meaning that aside from humans, no other animals prey on lions,...
- 13...lions are also scavengers.
- 14They get about half of their food by scavenging,...
- 15...and will eat both animals that have died naturally...
- 16...and kills they can steal from other predators like leopards, cheetahs, and hyenas.