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Asiatic Lion Facts

Asiatic LionAsiatic Lion, also known as the Indian Lion, is found only in the Gir National Park of India. The scientific name of the lion is Panthera Leo persica. Asiatic lions are generally known to move around in groups, known as 'Prides'. There can be upto three males in a pride, however; only one amongst them dominates the group. The male members of a pride do not take part in hunting unless and until the prey is very strong or aggressive. Most of the hunting is done by the female members. Given below are some interesting facts about the Indian lions. Check out some fast facts regarding the Asiatic lion …

Kingdom: Animalia
Scientific name: Panthera Leo persica
Class: Mammalia
Family: Felidae
Species: P. Leo
Subspecies: P. l. persica
Weight: Male: Approximately 150 kg to 250 kg
Female: Approximately 120 kg to 180 kg
Length (head and body): Male: 1.7 m to 2.5 m
Female: 1.4 m to 1.75 m
Length (tail): 70-105cm
Shoulder Height: Male: 1 m to 1.23 m
Female: 80 cm to 107 cm
Age of Maturity: Male: 5 years
Female: 4 years
Mating Season: All year round
Gestation Period: 100-119 days
Birth Interval: 18 to 26 months
Lifespan: 16 to 18 years
Typical Diet: Deer, antelope, wild boar, buffalo

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