Lion is one of the biggest cat in the wild. They are strong and ferocious animals. Lions generally live in groups which are called pride. A pride may contain up to 40 lion with majority of females and up to 2 males.
The strength of the pride lies in their unity. The male lion protects the group from other wild animals .The male marks its territory with its distinct scent. The roar of a male lion can be heard 8 km away from it. Most of the work are done by the lioness from hunting the prey and raising the cubs. After the hunting, the male lion is the first to eat following the lioness and the cubs.
Male lion is the leader of the group. Lioness gives birth to a single cub once in two years. The cubs spend their initial life with their mother learning hunting. Lions have a stunning hunting skills with stalking, attacking and killing their prey. Their strong claws and their teeth help them to kill their prey.
These carnivores feed on animals like antelope, zebra, wild beast and also some reptiles, hippos even elephants. Due to the rapid urbanization, these wild cats are widely affected.