At PrideRock Wildlife Refuge, providing a permanent sanctuary and shelter for mistreated and unwanted lions, tigers and cougars is our guiding mission.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Did you know.....

Did you know...
  • the largest lion ever recorded weighed 700 and measured 11 feet long?
  • a lion's eyesight is five time better than a human beings?
  • a lion can live up to 25 to 30 years old? The average is 13 years.
  • a group of lions is called a pride?
  • a female lion is called a lioness?
  • lioness hunt for food but the lion always eats first?
  • a lion's roar can be heard from 5 miles away?
  • less than 50,000 lions exist in the world today?
  • lions are carnivores, which means they eat meat?
  • lions have 30 teeth?
  • the offspring of mating a male lion with a female tiger is called a liger? The offspring of a female lion and male tiger is called a tigon? If a liger mates with a lion, the offspring is a li-liger.
  • lions can hear prey from one mile away?
  • lions will eat elephants, hyena, rhinoceros, hippopotamas, lizards?
  • many species of big cats exist including cheetahs, lynx, tigers, lions, leopard, jaguar, cougar (or puma), snow leopard, bobcat?

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