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Becoming King: Why So Few Male Lions Survive to Adulthood

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

- 1630 days ago -
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 C (1429)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 10:54 am

Thnx Marie!!


S J (130)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 5:10 pm
Yes, but they grew up, keep their eyes on that lady. Thanks Cher

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
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 C (87)
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 (65)
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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