Tag: lions

Animal Corner — Lions

Happy new year! To start the year off right, let's focus on an animal who symbolizes strength and courage -- the lion! After tigers, lions are the second largest cat species in the entire world. Typically, they live in eastern and southern Africa. They can run up to 50 miles per hour, and when lions roar, you can even hear the sound from five miles away. Lions live in groups…

Animal Corner – The Lion’s Mane

This week we are going to do things a little different and talk about lion's manes! For starters, did you know that only male lions have manes. They get them as they mature, so only adult male lions have fully grown manes. The color and length of the mane will vary, but scientist think that darker manes indicate a more mature and healthy male. Now, there is actually a lot…