Category Archives: lion

Seeing spots…a Big Cat test

We’ve been through all the big cats now, and I just want to know one thing. Can you identify a big cat when you see one? Let’s start with the fur. Take a look at all the fur samples below, … Continue reading

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Maneless Lions and Man-Eaters

In certain climates, adult male lions delay growing a mane until they are much older; these lions are known as maneless lions. And strangely enough, three of the most notorious man-eating lions were maneless! The largest man eating lion on … Continue reading

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The King!

The King of Beasts!   Most people can identify a male lion with no problem. There are eight subspecies of lion, most of which live in Africa. A small number of Asiatic lions live in the Gir Forest in India. … Continue reading

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