- With some males exceeding 250 kg (550 lb) in weight, the Lion is the second-largest living cat after the tiger.
- The roar of a lion can be heard from 8 kilometers (5.0 miles) away.
- In the wild,
- male lions
- 10 to 14 years.
- The female lion (lioness) does 90% of the hunting.
- A porcupine can fight off a pride of lions.
- Lionesses find lions with darker manes more attractive.
- The lion from MGM is called
"Leo the Lion".
- A "leopon" results from the crossing of a male leopard with a lioness. The head is similar to that of a lion while the rest of the body carries similarities to leopards.
- Mountain Lions will bury and leave their prey, then return to it when they are hungry.
- During a mating bout, lions have sex 20 to 40 times a day for a couple of days.
- Ostrich kicks can kill a human and even a lion.
- There are more statues of lions in the world than there are real wild lions.
- Lions cuddle to build and maintain relationships with one another.