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  • 1. King of the Jungle Quit
  • 2. Resources Habitat Family Food Author Concept Map Quit Size Species
  • 3. Resources
    • http:// www.cdli.ca/CITE/lions.htm
    • http://www.outtoafrica.nl/animals/englion.html?zenden=2&subsoort_id=1&bestemming_id=1
    • http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/GreatCats/lionfacts.cfm
    • http://www.seaworld.org/Animal-info/animal-bytes/animalia/eumetazoa/coelomates/deuterostomes/chordata/craniata/mammalia/carnivora/african-lion.htm
  • 4. Habitat
    • Lions live in a Savanna or in Grasslands .
    • Some lions live in zoos .
    • Other lions live on protected reserves .
  • 5. Family
    • A lions family is called a pride. A pride can have 4 to 40 lions. A pride consists of related females and their cubs with a small amount of adult males. The male lions are the protectors of the pride and the females hunt for the food.
  • 6. Grasslands
    • Grasslands are areas of land where grass is the main plant.
    • They serve as grazing land for many animals.
  • 7. Food
    • Lions eat a variety of food that the females hunt. Their diet includes wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, hyena, cheetah, and impala. When food is hard to find, lions resort to scavenging looking for vultures to steal food from. When it’s time to eat the dominant males eat first, then the females, and then the cubs.
  • 8. About the Author
    • I am a sophomore from Battle Creek, MI. I am a social studies major and would like to teach at the elementary level. Lions are one of my favorite animals because they are so majestic. Please email me with any questions.
  • 9. Concept Map Quit
  • 10. Example of a Food Web
    • This example of a food web shows how the lion is at the top. The grass gets eaten by the smallest animals, who are eaten by the medium animals, who are eaten by the larger animals, who are eaten by the lion.
  • 11. Jeff Corwin and African Lions Quit
  • 12. A lioness and her cubs Quit
  • 13. Lion facts
    • A female lion has a litter of cubs every two years.
    • If a new dominant male takes over the pride, he will kill the cubs to be able to mate with a female and have his own.
    • A lion wont have a full roar until they have reached full adulthood.
    • A lions roar can be heard 5 miles away.
  • 14. Different Species Quit This is a full grown African male lion living in the savanna. This is a full grown male Asiatic lion living in the grasslands. These two look very similar but live very far apart and in different habitats.
  • 15. Secure Habitat
    • Because lions have been hunted for many years they are in a vulnerable state. Many lions are rescued or born in zoos. There are also safe natural habitats called national parks. One of the largest in Africa is the Kruger National Park where the animal are safe from being hunted and people can go visit them in their natural habitat.
  • 16. Savanna
    • Looks similar to grasslands, but has more trees. Grass is not the dominant plant. Many animals inhabit the savanna because it offers shade for the animals along with a great food supply.
  • 17.
    • This is a newborn cub born in a zoo. Baby lions make little squeaks when they are small.
  • 18.
    • This is a young lion also known as a juvenile. Lions at this age struggle for food because they are eating the scraps of food after the rest of the pride is done.
  • 19.
    • Grown female lions can weigh 300 lbs and stand over three feet tall.
  • 20.
    • Grown male lions stand at about four feet tall. Some can weigh over 500 pounds.
  • 21. Size Comparison
    • This diagram shows the difference in size between lions and tigers and also between male and female lions.
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  • 22. Lion habitat in the Denver zoo Quit
  • 23. Sources
    • Growling lion http:// www.bigfivesafaris.co.za/images/Male_lion.jpg
    • Magestic http:// images.google.com/imgres?imgurl =http:// www.bigfivesafaris.co.za/images/Male_lion.jpg&imgrefurl
    • Baby http://www.co.dane.wi.us/danedept/press/img/lioncub20030730.jpg
    • Cub http://www.luminous-landscape.com/images/Lion_cub.jpg
    • Juvenile http://www.luminous-landscape.com/images/Lion_cub.jpg
    • Female http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/87
    • Male http:// www.africanbackgrounds.com/images/AfricanBackgrounds
    • Habitat http://www.wilton.k12.ct.us/whs/lib/student_work/
    • Family http://www.kameraklub.co.za/digitza/digimages/runnerup-nature.jpg
    • Good fam http://www.kameraklub.co.za/digitza/digimages/runnerup-nature.jpg
    • Food web http://www.promotega.org/uga07002/images/food_web.gif
    • Size http:// images.google.com/imgres?imgurl =http:// www.icebin.net/upload/lion_tiger.jpg&imgrefurl =http:// indrajit.wordpress.com /category/lion-tiger-comparison
    • Grassland http://thebirdzoo.com/BirdZoo-images/xr-Masai-Mara-Plains-2.jpg
    • Savanna http://staffwww.fullcoll.edu/tmorris/elements_of_ecology/images/savanna_3.jpg
    • Indian http://www.india-wildlife-tours.com/images/indian-wildlife-animals/lion4.jpg
    • African http://animals.nationalgeographic.com.au/staticfiles/NGS/Shared/StaticFiles/animals/images/primary/african-lion-closeup.jpg
    • Zoo http://debtorby.typepad.com/connections/images/lion_watching_african_wild_dogs.jpg