Mammal Class • Lion
Mammal Class • Lots of mammals live many years. • Mammals live all around the world. • The mammals body temperature stays the same. That makes them warm-blooded.
Lion Adaptation • The lion has outstanding hearing and vision and is able to hunt animals from dusk till noon. • Males are between 8 and 10 feet long. • Each paw has many curved, sharp and retractile claws.
Lion Feeding and Diet • The lion’s diet includes rodents, small birds, reptiles, giraffe, antelopes, deer, zebra, gazelles, warthogs, and buffalo. • The lion also eats fish, turtles, guinea fowl, and wildebeests. • Some more food that the lion eats are impalas and porcupines. • Lions also eat insects, birds, snakes, and ostrich eggs.
Lion Habitat • Lions are found most on plains of Africa and a few live in forest of Indian. • In ancient times lions would live in Indian, Africa, and Europe. • Lions can live in cool climates and hot climates. • Lions most live in woodlands, plains and places with scrub trees. • Now many lions live in parks, reserves, and zoos all over the world.
Lion Continent • Lions live in Africa, Asia and Europe
Lion Details • The lion is a big powerful cat. • The female lions are the ones who do the hunting. • The male’s only job is to guard the cubs with the other males of the pride. • The lions can weigh from 300 to 550 pounds! • The great lions of the Serengeti plains are called the “King of Beasts” because of their great strength and mighty roar.
Lions live in tropical forests and savannas. Lions have flexible bodies. They also are long and muscular. Tamed lions are popular in shows. In a zoo, a lion can up to 25 years. The lion has a large mane on the back of its head. Interesting Facts About Lions
Bibliography • http://www.worldbookonline.com • http://web.ebscohost.com