Unlike domestic cats, lions can roar but cannot purr. A lion's roar can be heard up to 10km away!

Despite their weight, lions are agile athletes, with a sprint speed of 60km/h (same as a racehorse) and a long jump of 10m.

It's a well-known fact that cats LOVE to sleep – and our big cats are no different - they sleep from 20 - 22 hours a day!


Playful lions

Find out how our Carnivore team keeps our female lions mentally and physically active.