Lions Lions • • • • Presented by : Patrick Ward Taylor Alton Lukus Ferguson Where do lions live? • Lions live in parts of Africa and India. • Asiatic lions live only in just the one forest in India. Types of lions • Angolan Zimbabwe, Angola. • Asiatic Gir Forest. • Masai East Africa • Senegalese West Africa • Transvaal South Africa How does body structure help lions to survive? • The body structure helps it survive because its got a heavy and strong body. • Lions have strong jaws to lock around the neck of their prey and kill it. • The lions tongue is like sandpaper it is used to scrape meat off of their prey bones. How plants affect lions. • Plants allow lions to hide in them to catch their prey. • Plants allow lions to hide in them when getting attacked by humans. How other animals affect lions. • Humans affect lions by when the lion is in peace and the human attacks and the human will kill the lion. How lions communicate • At dawn and dusk the roar of lions can be heard across the savanna. • Roaring is one way that lions stay in contact with each other. • Male lions roar to warn other males to stay away. • Lions use roars to call their cubs . • Including moans, grunts, snarls, and growls. 4 interesting facts we have learned. • The lion cubs feed on their mother’s milk for about six months. • A Lion’s eyes are the biggest of any cat. • Lion cubs have blue but they change to amber when they are older. • Ten years ago there were 100,000 lions in Africa but now there are just 17,000 . What lions prey upon • • • • • Hyenas Leopards Water buffalo Deer Humans How plants affect lions • Plants allow lions to hide in them to catch their prey. • Lions can hide in plants to hide from humans that are hunting them.