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... More »

Lions are carnivorous animals, and they eat a combination of carrion scavenged from other predators and prey that they hunt themselves. Lions typically prey upon the large hoofed mammals of the African grasslands, such a... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Large Cats

Healthy adult sea lions do not have many predators. However, great white sharks and killer whales consume them from time to time. Young sea lions are at risk to killer whales, salmon sharks, sleeper sharks and great whit... More » Pets & Animals Marine Life

Leopards are primarily hunted by humans but also suffer from predation, especially as young animals, by lions, tiger, hyenas and African wild dogs. Humans kill leopards for trophies and as pests, since hungry leopards so... 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 »

Cougars, also known as pumas, mountain lions and catamounts, are carnivores and eat exclusively meat. Their exact diet depends on the part of the world and the terrain in which they live. More »

Mountain lions are carnivores that enjoy hunting and eating deer, but they will also kill other animals like raccoons and coyotes. Once common in almost all areas of the United States, these large cats have a dwindling p... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Large Cats