African lions used to live in not only Africa but Asia and Europe as well in woodland, grassland and scrub habitats. Although males are the head of the group or pride, females do most of the hunting. More »

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Lions are one of the largest members of the cat family. Because of their unique physical features, lions are known as the "king of beasts." More »

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White lions are native only to the Timbavati region of South Africa. They are not albinos; instead, their white color is due to a recessive trait from a lesser mutation in the same gene that creates albinism. White lions... More »

The cheetah is a wildcat that lives in the grasslands of Africa and a small portion of western Asia. Perhaps the most notable fact about this creature is its speed. Scientists have clocked it at running up to 70 miles pe... More »

White lions are carnivorous like other lions and large cats, preferring to feed on zebras, wildebeest and other herbivores found in grassland habitats where lions dwell. Occasionally they even feed on large mammals such ... More »

Though lions are found across sub-Saharan Africa and parts of northwest India, they do not live in rainforest or desert habitats. In Africa, they live on the plains or savannas, and in India, they live in the Gir forest ... More »

Fun facts about lions include that they are the second largest cat species, they live in a pride and lionesses are the best hunters. Lions live for about 12 years and they can run up to 50 mph. Lions have loud roars that... More »

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