Animal Species

African Lion
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Lions are social and are the only cat to live in prides of 10-20 animals. The females primarily do the hunting.

Sponsors
April 2021 : Louise Yukon
May 2021 : Livermore Family; The Michael & Jana Goodrich Grandchildren
June 2021 : Mike Riley
October 2021 : Clayton Heim
December 2021: Scott & Elaine Beatty
March 2022: Jim & Kathi Bindeman;
May 2022: Robert & Gayle Hopkins
November 2022: Thomas and Vikki Landahl and Family
Habitat
Savannah or plains areas of Africa but have adapted to many other conditions
Weight
Females: 250-400 pounds
Males: 330-550 pounds
Lifespan
10-14 years
Diet
wildebeest, buffalo, zebra, small game
Reproduction
2-5 cubs after a gestation period of 110 days
Conservation Status
Vulnerable
Threats
habitat loss, depletion of prey, poaching, trophy hunting and disease