Did you know that a lion's tongue feels like sandpaper? That there is an entire subspecies of lion living in a single forest in India? Or that a lion's roar can be heard up to eight kilometers away? Packed with stunning imagery and fascinating facts, this book is a must-have for any child interested in lions.
Learn about their habitat, family groups and hunting skills, as well as the current dangers facing the lion population. This series is a great introduction to the world of animals – where they live, how they grow and learn, what they eat and the dangers they have to face. Animal Lives has all the facts on your favourite ocean animals.
Each title in this appealing series Animal Lives takes an up-close look at a different creature, exploring habitat, conservation and animal adaptation, as well as looking at the life cycle of the particular animal and the way the young survive - often against tremendous odds. This series also discusses the importance of protecting endangered species and their habitats.
It is illustrated with stunning photographs. World locator maps show where each animal can be found. Additional facts provided in animal fact buttons throughout. It addresses up-to-the-minute conservation issues. It includes glossary and index.
The lion p4
Lion types p6
Where do lions live? p8
Living in a pride p10
Beginning life p12
Growing up p14
Lion senses p18
Lion movement p20
Living in a territory p24
Lions under threat p28
Life cycle p30
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Sally Morgan is an experienced freelance author and consultant, writing mostly children's non-fiction books on natural history, environment, sciences and geography. She has written more than 250 titles to date.