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Becoming King: Why So Few Male Lions Survive to Adulthood


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lions )

Cher Away
- 270 days ago - m.livescience.com
It ain't easy being king. Take a look at a pride of lions, and it becomes obvious that there are more females than males, usually at a ratio of about 2- or 3-to-1. Considering that male and female lions are born in equal numbers, the question arises:



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Cher Away Personal Msgs ONLY (1466)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 10:54 am


Thnx Marie!!

 

S J. (116)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 5:10 pm
Yes, but they grew up, keep their eyes on that lady. Thanks Cher
 

Dale O. (193)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 8:32 pm
Lions are magnificent and so very majestic. One always hopes for an increase in their stately numbers and that the world will always have lions.
 

Ruth S. (307)
Monday December 2, 2013, 6:29 am
Thank you for the article.
 

Sara P. (57)
Monday December 2, 2013, 8:15 am
Interesting article, thanks for sharing Cher and Marie.
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Monday December 2, 2013, 2:38 pm
Thank You very much for this informative article about the survival/death of male lions.
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