Regardless of the power of the African lion, he has many enemies. Throughout the hunt, zebras can break the lion’s enamel and bones by throwing a tough pair. On this case, the lion could grow to be crippled, having to feed on small rodents. They’ll additionally get a extreme horn wound from their prey with robust horns, corresponding to gnu, white antelope, and buffalo. This wound can kill them immediately or trigger them to grow to be contaminated. So in each instances, the lion’s life is in peril. Or, noticed hyenas who need to take their prey can pose a hazard to them. The prey hunted by 5-6 lionesses, 15 hyenas can’t solely seize their meals, but additionally inflict severe accidents to them. Additionally, typically a lion climbing a tree can die by getting caught in sharp branches whereas descending.
About 10 thousand years in the past, lions have been widespread in 5 continents: North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. At this time, they’re utterly extinct in the entire Americas, in all elements of the Asian continent besides India, in all of Europe and a part of the African continent. At this time, the African lion subspecies constitutes probably the most populous race of the lion species. Within the wild, the African lion lives solely within the southern elements of the African Sahara Desert, about half of Central Africa, East Africa and a small a part of Southern Africa.