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Big Cats

Grace, strength, beauty, powerful, agile…. big cats are skilled hunters who rely on stealth, camouflage and lightning-speed reactions.

Fun Facts

 

  • An adult lion’s roar can be heard up to five miles (eight kilometers) away.
  • Long, muscular hind legs enable snow leopards to leap seven times their own body length in a single bound.
  • A tiger’s stripes are like fingerprints—no two animals have the same pattern.
  • The strongest climber among the big cats, a leopard can carry prey twice its weight up a tree.
  • The name “jaguar” comes from a Native American word meaning “he who kills with one leap.”
  • In the wild, lions live for an average of 12 years and up to 16 years. They live up to 25 years in captivity.
  • Cheetahs do not roar, as the other big cats do. Instead, they purr.
  • Tigers are excellent swimmers and do not avoid water.
  • Fossil records from two million years ago show evidence of jaguars.
  • Lions are the only cats that live in groups, called prides. Every female within the pride is usually related.
  • Tigers have been hunted for their skin, bones, and other body parts, used in traditional Chinese medicine.
  • Unlike other cats, lions have a tuft of hair at the end of their tails.

– pictoral link to big cat learning “kids love learnign about big cats — big cat section kids area – big cat wordsearch, big cat colouring,  etc big cat related

 

– pic link to big cat – take the big cat challenge are you are big cat expert

 

– link to big cat gallery

– link to big cat conservation —- stt “help to save big cats ” also jags

 

 

— link to tiger feeding video — “big cat feeding daily”

 

— link to lion sounds — big cat sounds — roars etc

 

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