Lions are capable of climbing trees, though it is uncommon for them to climb unless they have a reason to do so. Several national parks in African countries are famous for housing rare tree-climbing lion populations. More »

Mountain lions climb trees. These big cats spend most of their time on the ground but have been known to easily scale a tree, especially when trying to escape a threat. More »

According to the San Diego Zoo, mountain lions have a lifespan of up to 20 years. The average age of maturity for mountain lions is 2 to 3 years of age. Full-grown female mountain lions weigh between 75 and 105 pounds, w... More »

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One reason that lions roar is because they want to communicate with other lions. Most lions choose to roar at night because the sound travels further when the air is thinner. One of the reasons that lions roar is to warn... More »

Mountain lions climb trees. These big cats spend most of their time on the ground but have been known to easily scale a tree, especially when trying to escape a threat. More »

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... More »

Many big cats such as lions, tigers, leopards and jaguars cannot purr because of a strip of cartilage that runs from the hyoid bones to the skull. The only big cat that purrs but cannot roar is the cheetah, which biologi... More »