A lion communicates through a range of sounds, behaviors and senses. For instance, a lion communicates its readiness to mate by releasing certain smells. These are picked up by other lions using the Jacobson's organ at t... More »

Adult lions can grow to be 6 to 8 feet tall. Male lions are slightly larger than the females who typically grow to heights of 5 to 6 feet. More »

Tigers are the largest species of cat in the world, outranking both African and Asiatic lions. Among tiger subspecies, the Siberian tiger is the largest, reaching nearly 11 feet in length and weighing 660 pounds. More »

Lions do not have many natural predators; humans, other lions and hyenas are sometimes known to kill lions. The lion is referred to as the king of the jungle, but hyenas will sometimes kill them when they are injured and... More »

Information for kids about lion habitats includes that lions are majestic creatures that inhabit several types of terrain, particularly those that provide them with opportunities to both stalk prey and hide from predator... More »

Mountain lions live in many diverse habitats, but their typical habitats include a mix of rocks, terrain and vegetation that allows them to stalk their prey. Their habitats also have to contain suitable prey, especially ... More »

According to the Mountain Lion Foundation, mountain lions, also known as cougars and panthers, can sprint at speeds up to 50 mph. Over longer distances, they are able to maintain a pace of 10 mph. More »