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African Lion

African Lion

The male African Lion can weigh up to 500 pounds and can be 9 to 10 feet long. The female however only weighs up 350 pounds, and is 7 to 8 feet long.

The lion can live 16 to 18 year or if they are in captivity they could live 25 to 30 years.

The female lion is the hunter of the pride. The lions can even eat bugs, But rarely.

The African Lion Normally will live central or southern of Africa, but can really be found in all of Africa. They can also be found in western Europe to India. Also in America from Yukon to Peru. They like the grassland but will live in the forest to.

The female will give birth year round and will normally have 2 to 6 lions.

For more information about the African Lion:

http://www.pittsburghzoo.org/animal.aspx?id=35

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_Lion

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