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<Physical Description>

<Weight>1,750 to 2,800 lbs (794 to 1,270 kg)</Weight>

<Height>Males stand 16-18 feet; Females 14-16 feet</Height>

<Length>4.7 to 5.7 m</Length>

<Lifespan>20-25 years</Lifespan>

<Reproduction>Female lions usually give birth to a single calf every every 20 to 30 months.</Reproduction>

<Geographic Distribution>South of the Sahara to eastern Transvaal, Natal, and northern Botswana.</Geographic Distribution>

<Natural Diet>Leaves from Acacia and Combretum trees and many other plant species.</Natural Diet>

<Fast Fact>A giraffe's tongue is about 18 inches long.</Fast Fact>

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