Facts stranger than fiction..8

Facts stranger than fiction..8

A lion’s roar can be heard from 5 miles away.

The sound can be heard from a distance of 8 kilometres or 5 miles and is used to advertise the animal’s presence. Lions have the loudest roar of any big cat. A lion’s roar can reach 114 decibels at a distance of about 1 meter

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Lions use different calls when communicating with each other: meows, roars, grunts, moans, growls, snarls, purrs, hums, puffs and woofs. Each sound has a different meaning. …  Lions roar to tell other lions where they are, to show how big they are and to warn lions from other prides to keep away from their home territory.

lion or tiger can roar as loud as 114 decibels, about 25 times louder than a gas-powered lawn mower. The cats are also aided by the strength of their vocal folds, which can withstand stretching and shearing as air moves past them and the folds vibrate

The male’s roar is deeper and louder than the female’s. Lions roar to tell otherlions where they are, to show how big they are and to warn lions from other prides to keep away from their home territory. … Lions don’t only communicate with each other using calls.

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