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Posted by Baby Animals on Friday, August 14, 2015

7 Interesting Facts About Lion Cubs

  1. Simba is the name for lion in Swahili.

2. Lion cubs are born in litters of one to six babies with usually two or three.

3. Mothers leave the pride to give birth in a safe place, and they will not return to the pride until the cubs are four to eight weeks old.

4. It’s common for females to nurse each other’s cubs and protect them from danger.

5. All the cubs in the pride are related to all the other members of the pride. They are the offspring of between one and three dominant males, and all the females are usually related to each other.

6. Females stay with the pride when they are grown while males usually leave the pride unless they become one of the dominant males.

7. Cubs will nurse for up to six months, although they begin eating meat at three months. They will not begin hunting for themselves until they reach one year.

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