Lions -Animal Wisdom

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I recently spent several hours in the dentist chair. While that is never a pleasant thing, I learned some fascinating information. A TV above my head ran a continuous loop of Trivia Facts. Did you know that Lobsters have green blood?? Neither did I.

But, the one trivia fact that captured my attention was this: Did you know that the male lion sleeps an average of 18 to 20 hours a day?

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That means he is only active between 4 to 6 hours in a twenty-four hour time period.

And, in that 4 to 6 hours per day, he managed to earn the title of King of the Jungle. While I mulled that over, it occurred to me. He is the ultimate example of time management. He obviously wastes not one minute of his awake time.

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The female lion only sleeps between 15 and 18 hours per day because it is her job to take care of the cubs.

I’ve always had an affinity to lions. I am a Leo sun sign, but this bit of information revealed while in the dentist chair changed my entire perspective of these regal animals.

We can learn from LION!

 

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11 thoughts on “Lions -Animal Wisdom

  1. What a fun post, Jan (er, dentist aside, of course). I love trivia, but I had no idea that a male lion slept that long. Huh. Imagine the life–eat, sleep and make little lions. They are definitely regal though, aren’t they? So majestic and proud.

    Here’s a small bit of trivia: According to folklore the cat was born on Noah’s ark when a lion sneezed. I always thought that was cute 🙂

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  2. Oh I love this story…and I certainly did not know that lobsters have green blood?! My goodness!
    You are right, we can learn so much from the regal lion. Thank you for sharing this…

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