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

Lions hunt and feed on antelope, buffalo, zebra, wild hogs and giraffes, as well as smaller prey such as mice, hares, tortoises, lizards and birds. Lionesses are the primary hunters, and they hunt in a pack by forming a ... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Large Cats

Lions are carnivores and eat most animals they are able to catch, but they prefer large, hoofed animals such as zebra. They have also been seen hunting buffalo, impala and giraffes. More » Pets & Animals Mammals Large Cats

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 »

When hunting, both lions and tigers tend to kill their prey by grasping it around the throat until it dies of strangulation, and both species give birth to about two to four cubs per litter. Lions and tigers belong to th... 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 »

Occasionally, cheetahs are attacked by larger predators such as lions, hyenas and leopards. For adult cheetahs, this is a rare occurrence, but for cheetah cubs, the mortality rate reaches around 90 percent. More »