10 FAQs On Lions, Tigers And Leopards
1. Lions, tigers and leopards are the world’s most popular big cats – but there are some big differences between them.
2. Here are 10 fascinating facts about these amazing animals.
3. 1. Lions are the only cats that live in groups, called prides.
4. 2. A male lion’s mane makes him look much bigger than he really is.
5. 3. Tigers are the largest of all the big cats – they can weigh up to 660 pounds!
6. 4. All tigers have stripes, but no two tigers have exactly the same pattern of stripes.
7. 5. Leopards are the most agile of all the big cats – they can run up to 36 miles per hour!
8. 6. Leopards are also very good swimmers and climbers.
9. 7. Unlike other big cats, cheetahs cannot roar – they can only purr like a housecat.
10. 8. Cheetahs are the fastest land animals in the world, capable of running up to 70 miles per hour!
11. 9. Jaguars are the only big cats that live in the Americas.
12. 10. Jaguars are the strongest of all the big cats – they can bite through turtle shells!