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December African Wildlife Fun Facts - Lions

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Where do African lions live?

Lions can be found in savannas, grasslands, dense bush, and woodlands of Africa.

More Lion Facts

Scientific name: Panthero Leo

Weight: 330 to 500+ lb.

Size: 48 in. at the shoulder

Life span: 10 to 14 years in the wild; up to 20 years in captivity

Habitat: Grassy plains and open woodlands

Diet: Carnivorous

Gestation: About 105 days

Predators: Humans

Topics: African Wildlife Fun Facts

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