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African lions are up to 2 __________ long, and weigh from 120 to 191 __________. Lions in Asia are bigger. They can __________ up to 226 kg and can be almost 3 meters __________.
Male lions are __________ than female lions and have a lot of hair around their __________, called mane. The mane’s function is to __________ the male look more attractive to females and __________ to other male lions.
__________ eat large animals that they find in the grasslands, including antelopes and __________. Sometimes they can also eat smaller animals.
Lions are very social cats and __________ in groups called prides. Asian and African lion prides are very __________.
African lion __________ consist of up to three males, around a dozen females, and __________ young. There are prides that have as many as 40 members.
Asian lions divide __________ into two prides. The females have a pride and the males __________ a pride.
All of the females in a pride are __________ related to each other because females usually stay with the pride in which they __________ born. Male lions, when they are old __________, go away to create their own pride.
At 3 or 4 years old, __________ and females are ready to start families or mate. After around 4 __________ the female lion gives birth to her babies, called cubs. She __________ away from the others for the first six __________ of their lives.
One fun fact about lions is that they are very similar to __________. Some say that if you shaved __________ you wouldn’t be able to tell them apart.
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