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WHY IS LION CALLED KING OF THE JUNGLE - LION VS TIGER

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welcome back to bode speak today

let's explore one of the old legends

that we often refer to why do we

consider the Lions as the king of the

jungle yes it is at the top of the food

chain but it definitely is not the

strongest or the biggest of the ye cats

around pound for pound the average tiger

is a larger animal faster more lethal

and equipped with higher intelligence

than an average lion

besides the lion does not actually live

in the jungle it's the tiger that lives

in the jungle while the lion lives in

the savanna or grassland so why do old

saying--

still equate a lion with strength

bravery courage as in fought like a lion

or has a lion's heart and not any other

animal beat the tiger elephant

hippopotamus or a crocodile why is a

lion more represented than any other

wild animal in the national emblem or

royal coat of arms of various countries

which includes the UK India Netherlands

Luxembourg and Bulgaria let's look at

some possible reasons

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by very appearance a male lion is

distinctive among all the felines with a

flowing mane that figuratively resembles

the crowd it indeed stands out the

Mane's of the male lions give them a

very royal look and make them appear

much larger than they actually are the

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lions always move as a group called a

pride of lions the leader male within

the pride Lords over the rest of the

Lions in the pride like a king in fact a

male lion is inactive for as high as 18

to 20 hours a day and gets the lionesses

to do all the actual work of hunting for

the pride the leader of the price

commands the respect of the rest of the

flight a lion with this pride of

lionesses is very much like the king

with his harem of Queens in contrast the

tiger is virtually recluse lives alone

and has its own territory in the jungle

that it got pretty fiercely

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given the strength of numbers the pride

of lions can bring down animals that are

much larger than themselves which

includes elephants dealers or

hippopotamus there are videos on YouTube

of a pride of lions conquering these

larger animals who would probably would

not be bothered by an individual tiger

the lion is more battle-hardened white

cat having to fight other lions to

establish supremacy over their pride the

title in comparison is not keen on

getting into battle with its near equal

and generally would avoid it the lion's

roar is considered as one of the most

frightening sounds in the wild or for

that matter anywhere the rule is

equivalent to 114 decibels which could

be 25 times as much as a lawn mower and

on a still light the rule can be heard

seven to eight kilometers away and

lastly more than any other one key

reason for the title of king of the

jungle being conferred on the lion is

its attitude the lion lives in the open

in the grasslands and uses its keen

strength for its hunting when the tiger

predominantly relies on still so one is

considered the king while the other is

the teeth besides the pride of lions

normally only hunger prey if they're

hungry or eat for the threat of attack

they don't hunt for fun there are videos

showing a herd of deer passing by near a

contented pride of lions without feeling

threatened all the contrary the tiger

would hunt down anything that it comes

across even when it is not hungry

of course this debate is more

hypothetical than a real one as in the

wild it is very unlikely that lions and

tigers would have to face off against

each other

given their habitat preferences

even in case they do the Tyler will have

to contend with a pride of lions and not

just a single iron so no prizes for

guessing as to who will be the last one

standing so while I personally prefer

the tiger for its majestic look if

brilliant drives is grateful walk and

sheer strength there are some clear

reasons why the lion takes the cake when

it comes to the title of the lord of the

jungle whatever be a personal preference

both these majestic felines are

unfortunately endangered as we are

probably seeing the last of them in the

wild I do hope the conservation efforts

of various governments are able to

increase the population of both of them

for the future generations to enjoy

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