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The Lion Lamb explains that lions mate by growling, pawing and biting first. Once the female is in the mood to mate, she lies down and waits for the male to mount her. After copulation, which takes six to 10 seconds, the...

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Lions reproduce when a lioness in heat mates with a male from within her pride, conceives and goes off on her own to give birth. She cares for and protects the cubs on her own, and when they are 6 to 8 weeks old, she rej...

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Lions are the only members of the cat family that live in groups. Groups of female lions are known as prides. These groups include their young and up to three males at any given time. A group of male lions is known as a ...

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During the mating season, lions can mate anywhere from 20 to 40 times in a day for several days straight. Male lions will check whether the lionesses are in heat by sniffing their reproductive organs.

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One cool fact about lions is that they are the most social among all the big cats. They live together in a group called a pride, which is a family unit usually comprised of up to 15 members, including up to three males, ...

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The only predator lions face is humans who kill lions for sustenance, medicinal uses or other reasons. Lion hunting is an important Maasai tradition for demonstrating bravery. However, lions sometimes prey on animals tha...

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Leopards have many enemies in the wild, including hyenas, jackals, lions, tigers, bears and wild dogs. Humans are also a major threat to leopards due to urban sprawl, poaching and farmland defense. Leopards are solitary ...

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