The Lives of LionsTHE MIGHTY LION: GODS CREATION Rose by Regan by Regan Rose
Contents:• About the Author• Origins of Lions• Size of Lions• Male and Female Lions• Baby Lions• Hunting & Prey• Fun Facts• Funny facts• The Lion and the Bible• Aslan and Jesus
About the Author• My name is Regan Rose. I am 10 years old, and I have four sisters. My mom is having another baby, and we are very excited! My favorite book is the book of Narnia. There is a great ruler of Narnia, and He is the great Lion, ASLAN.• Things I like to do are drawing, reading, gymnastics, acting, and being funny. When I grow up, I would like to be a mom. I would also like to be a zookeeper, so I can take care of lions!
ORIGINS OF LION• On the sixth day of creation, God created the lion and all land animals.• About 6,000 years ago, all of Gods creation came into existence. Lions were widespread in Africa,India,the Far East,and even in parts of Europe.• African lions live in grasslands and woodlands.
SIZE OF LIONS•LIONS ARE THE SECONDBIGGEST WILD CAT.•THE TIGER IS THE BIGGESTIN THE CAT FAMILY.•THE FEMALE LION CANWEIGH UP TO 260 TO 330PONDS THATS 120 TO 150KILOGRAMS.•MALE LIONS ARE LARGERTHEN FEMALE MALE LIONS AND CAN WEIGH UP TO330 TO 500 POUNDS (150-250 KG)
MALE AND FEMALE•Male Lions are also called Tom cats.that is where the saying"Tom cat" came from.•Female Lions are called Lioness,and she-Lions.•Both have very sharp claws. An adultlions claw can be nearly 1.6 incheslong.
HUNTING AND PREY• The lioness are the ones who do all the hunting. They hunt zebras,antelope, gazelles and even buffalo!• When the female lions return from their hunt, the male lion always eats first.• All cubs must respect their elders. When a lioness brings home the food they have caught, cubs only get some when all the adults have had their fill.• Did you know lions can taste with there nose?
BABY LIONS• Baby male lions do not start to grow their manes until puberty.• They start to grow their manes at 18 months of age and continue until they are five years old. At that point they will have a full grown mane.• Baby lions are called cubs, whelps, or lionets.• Newborn lion cubs are born blind ,and their eyes stay closed about three weeks.Once the eyes are open,the lions vision is amazing! They can see five times better then humans.
FUN FACTS• Did you know that lions sleep mostly during the day?They sleep about 20 hours!• Did you know that a lions worst enemy is a porcupine? If a lion tries to kill a porcupine, the spine can stick into lions skin. If the wounds get infected, the lion may die.• .A lions roar is a deafening sound. It can be heard even by human ears more then five miles (8 km) away.
Funny Facts• My sisters think I look like a lion because of my bushy, curly hair, but do you know what I think?• I think my dad looks like a lion! He took this picture of himself in a mirror.
Lions and the Bible• This is a picture of Daniel in the lions den.• You can read about him in the Bible in the book of Daniel chapter 6.• Daniel was thrown to the lions unjustly, and God sent His angels to hold the lions mouths closed. They did not even scratch him.
Aslan and Jesus• I mentioned the lion, Aslan in the Narnia books. I would like to introduce you to Him.• Aslan, the Lion, is the King of the land of Narnia. Aslan isnt a tame lion, but He is good.• Aslan laid down his life on the stone table to save His people in Narnia, just as our Lord and Saviour, Christ Jesus died for His chosen ones on the Cross.