African Lion

Photo of African Lion

Easy to Hear: A lion’s roar can be heard up to five miles away.

Latin name: Panthera leo Where: Africa Length: Male - 8.5 to 10 ft, Female - 5 to 6 ft Height: Male - Up to 4 ft, Female - Up to 3.6 ft Weight: Male - 330 to 530 lbs, Female - 270 to 400 lbs Ecological: Predator Lifespan: 16 yrs Habitat: Savannah, woodland, and desert Diet: Hoofed mammals, hares, small birds and reptiles Risk Status: Species @ Risk (IUCN-Vulnerable) Range: Africa


African Lion Habitat