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Mountain lions can whistle.
Lions copulate up to 40 times a day, often forgoing eating.
During the 18th century, you could pay your admission ticket to the zoo in London by bringing a cat or a dog to feed the lions.
Lions can jump as far as about 36 ft (11 m).
A porcupine can fight off a pride of lions.
Sea lions are the only non-human mammals that have demonstrated the ability to keep a beat.
Mountain Lions will bury and leave their prey, then return to it when they are hungry.
Cats, from lions and tigers right down to domestic felines, cannot taste anything sweet.
In 2005, an Ethiopian girl was being brutally beaten by 7 men when a pride of lions chased them away. They even stayed with her until help arrived.
Lionesses find lions with darker manes more attractive.
During a mating bout, lions have sex 20 to 40 times a day for a couple of days.
In 221 AD, Roman Emperor Elagabalus had a dinner party. When the meal was over, he gave the signal for dozens of leopards and lions to be released among his guests.
Tigers that breed with lions give birth to hybrids known as “tigons” and “ligers.”
There are more statues of lions in the world than there are real wild lions.
Unlike lions, tigers live solitary lives and mark their territories to keep others away.
Lions cuddle to build and maintain relationships with one another.
A lion’s life expectancy is much lower than that of the antelopes it chases.
Sea lions love the smell of cinnamon.
A lion’s roar can be heard from 5 miles away!
There once were more sea lions on earth than people.