By. Meredith Maestri I am an African Lion
here are some of my physical features • Weigh between 265-550lbs • 107 cm tall • 175 cm long • Light tan to reddish brown fur • Male lions have a mane
Here are some of my Special Characteristics • Big shoulders • Strong legs • Sharp claws • Powerful jaws • 30 teeth • Sharp teeth to kill prey
Where do i live? I am from Africa.
My Habitat I am found in grasslands, savannas, and woodlands.
What do i eat? I am meat eater. I like to eat buffaloes, zebras, impalas, and wildebeest.
My family My family is called a pride. There are about 4- 20 females and their cubs in my pride. My pride usually has 1-3 male lions. The female lions do most of the hunting.
my Future I am in trouble because lions are being killed by hunters. Lions are also dying because of disease. I am close to being endangered.
What is the Price of Life? Lions are in danger. We need to try to help the lions because if we don’t then these beautiful animals will become endangered.
Lions vs. Humans • Lions can run as fast as 30 mph. • Lions can jump 12 feet high. • Lions live for about 12 years in the wild.
Why I chose this animal. I chose the African lion because I love cats. I like to watch Lion shows on the Animal Planet. African lions are just really cool animals.
Websites http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761566718/lion.html http://www.zoocrew.eu/images/spotlight/alert/lion_alert_map.jpg http://www.lionlamb.us/lion/lionfact.html http://www.wanderingeducators.com/files/images/Lion%20Pride,%20Masai%20Mara,%20Kenya.JPG