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  • Writer's pictureJolene Botha

December African Wildlife Fun Facts - Lions

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

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The first version of this article was posted on 9 Dec 2013 at 1:52 PM.

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