Do Lions Live in Caves?


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African lions live on savanna grasslands, while Asiatic lions, which are reduced to a single population in Gujarat, India, live in a mixture of dry savanna forest and very dry deciduous scrub forest. It is believed lions were common in Greece during classical antiquity.

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Do Lions Live in Caves?
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Lions are members of the genus Panthera, which includes other big cats, such as the tiger, the leopard and the jaguar. As the second-largest cat in the world, a male lion can weigh 550 pounds or more. Lions display sexual dimorphism; males are larger than females and have manes. A male lion's mane is linked to his health and sexual attractiveness. Fuller, darker manes indicate a healthier animal.

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