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African lions inhabit the forests, savannas, shrublands, grasslands, and deserts of Africa.
Their diet consists of zebra, antelope, gazelle, deer, buffalo, young giraffes, warthogs, wildebeest, young elephants, and other prey animals.
IUCN Status - Vulnerable
Habitat loss due to agriculture, human development, and resource harvesting. Human-wildlife conflicts, and low prey availability.
Zoo parents help support the care and needs of each animal at the Amarillo Zoo.
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