The video below regarding lions, is truly one of the most exciting I’ve seen in a long time. In it, you’ll see just how fierce and powerful these animals are. The clip below, features some of the most amazing Lion attack moments, including Lions vs Crocodiles, Lion vs Zebra, Lion vs Hyena, Lions hunting Cape Buffalo and other incredible lion attack moments. Truly a magnificent and powerful animal video to watch, but if you’re the squeamish type, maybe you should skip it, because it contains graphic animal violence.
Here’s some information about lions from nationalgeographic.com:
Lions are the only cats that live in groups, which are called prides. Prides are family units that may include up to three males, a dozen or so females, and their young. All of a pride’s lionesses are related, and female cubs typically stay with the group as they age. Young males eventually leave and establish their own prides by taking over a group headed by another male.Only male lions boast manes, the impressive fringe of long hair that encircles their heads. Males defend the pride’s territory, which may include some 100 square miles of grasslands, scrub, or open woodlands. These intimidating animals mark the area with urine, roar menacingly to warn intruders, and chase off animals that encroach on their turf.Female lions are the pride’s primary hunters. They often work together to prey upon antelopes, zebras, wildebeest, and other large animals of the open grasslands. Many of these animals are faster than lions, so teamwork pays off.After the hunt, the group effort often degenerates to squabbling over the sharing of the kill, with cubs at the bottom of the pecking order. Young lions do not help to hunt until they are about a year old. Lions will hunt alone if the opportunity presents itself, and they also steal kills from hyenas or wild dogs.
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