15 interesting facts about lions

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9. Lions sleep for twenty hours a day in the wild.

10. The roars of the lions are the loudest of all big cats, the sound can be transmitted to 8 kilometer away.

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11. Ancient Egyptians worshiped lions, they believed that the lions were the incarnations of strength, so the Pharaoh of Egypt put the sphinxes outside their graves as their patron god.

12. Lions can live for up to 16 years in the wild, but only 12 years on average. Lions in captivity usually can live up to 25 years.

13. A female lion can weigh 290 to 350 pounds, but a male lion weigh as much as 500 pounds or more. A female lion eats 5kg of meat a day and a male eats 7kg or more.

14. If conditions permit, lions will drink water everyday, they also can go for four or five days without water, they can obtain enough water from their prey.

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15. Lions can mate up to 50 times a day.

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