How Long Do Lions Live – Lion Lifespan

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Animals in the wild tend to live shorter compared to those in captivity. The reason for this is straightforward, outside in freedom, animals will have to deal with more danger.

Also, they are exposed to natural predators as well as natural climate. Also, in the wild, animals may suffer from a lack of food and medical care. Every factor can determine if the animal will live longer or shorter.

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As predators and in the wild, lions can live up to 16 years. However, due to various challenges and natural obstacles, lions usually live ten years in the wild, while in captivity, lions live up to 20 years.

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