a few facts about lions (Panthera Leo)
There are seven different species of Lions:
this chap is an African Lion.
Only adult male lions sport the characteristic long, shaggy mane. The fuller and darker the mane is the healthier the lion is believed to be.
Lions are listed as vulnerable on the World Conservation Union’s Red List of Threatened Animals.
Lion cubs are born with grayish spots that fade by the time they are 3 months old.
A lion’s roar can be heard up to 5 miles away.
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