After birth, lion babies have a sand-coloured fur coat with dark, circular spots.
After birth, lion babies have a sand-coloured fur coat with dark, circular spots. They are well camouflaged in the savannah. Within the first four to six weeks, they remain in a den. At the age of three months, they are strong enough to follow their mother wherever she goes.
At the age of one year, young lions can roar.
- Scientific name: Panthera leo
- Global home: Africa, Asia
- Primary habitat: Hot Desert, Subtropical Forest, Subtropical Grassland, Subtropical Shrubland, Dry Savanna