All about lions

How much can an adult lion eat in one feeding? Why do male lions have manes? Do lions purr like house cats? The answers to these questions and more can be found by clicking on the behavior guide images and visiting the frequently asked questions page.


Daily Life

From sleeping patterns and tree climbing to the lion's roar and sense of smell, learn more about the daily life of the African lion.




How do lions get their sustenance? How much does a lion need to eat?




Mating to parenthood, learn more about where cubs come from.




Social behavior

How do lions live together? How do they survive in a pride?