Large Cats


What kind of habitat does a cheetah live in September 11

What kind of habitat does a cheetah live in
Female cheetahs are solitary creatures and live by themselves or are accompanied by a few dependent young. However, male cheetahs either live by themselves or form small groups of two to thr ...

What is the lion's niche September 11

The lion hunts and eats impalas, wildebeest, gazelles and zebras as well as smaller animals. The female lions typically do most of the hunting because they are smaller and do not have the huge mane that the male lions have. Most lions hunt in groups,

How do lions interact September 11

Lion prides consist of several females and a few males, with females related to one another in most instances. When a lioness has cubs, the females stay with the pride while the males strike out on their own to find or create their own prides. Africa

Can a snow leopard be kept as a pet September 11

Can a snow leopard be kept as a pet
The snow leopard is native to the mountains of central Asia. It is an endangered species that likes to live at higher elevations of 9,800 to 14,800 feet. The snow leopard is a carnivore that ...

Where is the Asiatic Lion in the food chain September 7

Where is the Asiatic Lion in the food chain
Asiatic lions are slightly smaller than African lions and feature a distinctive fold of skin that runs along their bellies. Male Asiatic lions also have smaller manes than their African coun ...

How do lions mate July 29

How do lions mate
Credit:Elosoenpersona PhotoMoment OpenGetty ImagesThe Lion Lamb details that after mating, the female turns to the male and bares her teeth. This comprises the mating cycle, which repeats it ...

How do lions walk July 29

How do lions walk
Credit:CloudtailCC-BY-2.0Lions have extra bones in their paws that help them make a wider range of movements. Their claws are retractable and do not affect the way that they walk. According ...

Why are Bengal tigers endangered July 29

Why are Bengal tigers endangered
Credit:Tom BrakefieldDigital VisionGetty ImagesThe exponential increase in the human population of India has led to a direct increase in building infrastructure and housing to support the po ...

What are the structural adaptations of a cheetah July 29

What are the structural adaptations of a cheetah
Credit:DENIS-HUOT / hemis.frhemis.frGetty ImagesThe cheetah is a specialized hunter of open plains, chasing down extremely fast small antelopes as its primary prey. When reaching top speeds, ...

Are leopards dangerous July 29

As ambush predators, leopards hunt antelope, pigs and primates, among other animals. They also have been known to attack dogs that live on human settlements. Comfortable in the water, leopards are good swimmers and occasionally prey on fish and crabs

What do lion cubs eat July 29

The male lion usually watches the cubs while the lionesses hunt for the pride. The cubs will eat a large kill mostly consisting of medium-size mammals. About 50 percent of a lion's diet is carrion or meat from scavenged animals that have fallen victi

What is the world record for the heaviest cougar July 29

What is the world record for the heaviest cougar
Credit:Kevin SchaferPhotolibraryGetty ImagesDespite being only about 100 pounds in weight, cougars can kill prey up to six times their size. Cougars hunt a variety of animals, including deer ...
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