The Life Cycle of a Lion

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This fully illustrated and informative book offers basic information on the life of lions in the wild. Kalman and Bishop begin with a basic definition of a lion, mammals in the cat family. The authors then go on to describe every aspect of lions life cycle, including their natural habitats, their hunting techniques, and life within the pride. The authors also provide an in depth look at the dangers to lions, including poachers, diseases, and loss of natural habitats in Africa and Asia. Filled with full-color photos of lions as well as color drawings when necessary, this book is a fascinating introduction to the lives of lions. Words appearing in bold throughout the text are easily defined in the text or in the glossary; also included are an index and Websites for more information. Part of the "Life Cycles Series." 2002, Crabtree Publishing Company,
— Danielle Williams
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780778706861
  • Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 3/28/2002
  • Series: Life Cycle Series
  • Edition description: Illustrate
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,461,486
  • Age range: 7 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

What is a lion? 4
Where do lions live? 6
What is a life cycle? 8
Life in a pride 10
In the litter 12
Joining the pride 14
Growing up 16
Ready for life 18
Adult lions 20
Dominant males 23
Making babies 24
Top of the food chain 26
Dangers to lions 28
Helping lions 30
Glossary and Index 32
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