Species: Panthera leo (African)
Geographic Range: parts of Africa
Size: 270-500 pounds
Lifespan: up to 15 years
Conservation Status: Vulnerable
Como’s Lions
Find them with the Large Cats Map
Fun Facts
  • Lions live in social communities called prides.
  • Female lions are responsible for hunting.
  • A male’s loud roar can be heard as far as 5 miles away.
  • Lions are excellent swimmers.
  • Lions can consume as much as 60 pounds of food in one sitting.
  • Lions spend about 20 hours a day resting, the rest of their time is spent hunting and eating.