African Lion

Dimensions comparing the height and length of male and female Lions to humans

African Lions are large felines with compact and powerful bodies for hunting prey. Characterized by their yellow-gold coats and prominent manes (on males), lions are the world’s most social cats and live in communities called prides. Lions inhabit a range of habitats from open plains, to grasslands, savannas, and forests.

Drawings of male and female Lions from standing in side and front profile and lying down

The average Lion has an overall height of 44"-50" (1.1-1.3 m), withers height of 34"-40" (.9-1.0 m), and body length of 54"-78" (1.4-2 m). A typical Lion weighs between 270-420 lb (120-190 kg) and has a lifespan of roughly 10-15 years (wild), 30 (captivity).

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Height: 
44"-50" | 1.1-1.3 m
Width:
Depth:
Length:
54"-78" | 1.4-2 m
:
34"-40" | .9-1.0 m
:
Weight:
270-420 lb | 120-190 kg

Male
Length:
4’6”-6’6” | 1.4-2 m
Height (Shoulder): 3’4” | 1 m
Height (Overall): 4’2” | 1.3 m

Female:
Length: 4’6” | 1.4 m
Height (Shoulder): 2’10” | .9 m
Height (Overall): 3’8” | 1.1 m

Tail Length:
Scientific Name:
Panthera leo
Lifespan:
10-15 years (wild), 30 (captivity)

Properties

Drawings include:
Male and female Lion side (standing), front, side (lying down)

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Big Cats popularly refers to the class of wild animals in the family Felidae, and more specifically the larger species in the genus Panthera. Initially, they consisted of the Lion, Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, and Jaguar but now include also the Cheetah, Clouded Leopard, and Cougar.

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