1. Lions are the only big cats that live in groups called prides.

These majestic animals are primarily found in Africa, with a small population in the Gir Forest of India.

Male lions are known for their distinctive manes, which can range from blond to black.

A lion's roar can be heard up to 5 miles (8 kilometers) away, making it one of the loudest roars in the animal kingdom.

Lionesses do most of the hunting for the pride, while males often protect the territory.

Cubs are usually born in litters of 2-4 and are very vulnerable in their early days.

. Lions are opportunistic predators, preying on a variety of animals, from zebras to buffalo.

Their scientific name is Panthera leo, and they are part of the Felidae family.

Lions have a lifespan of around 10-14 years in the wild and can live longer in captivity.

Conservation efforts are crucial to protect these magnificent creatures, as they are classified as vulnerable due to habitat loss and poaching.