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Do lions do anything besides roar?

  1. Jul 25, 2015 #1
    Whenever I listen to lions I hear a roar whether it is a lioness calling for her cubs or a pride male telling other males "This is my territory. Stay out of my territory or face an attack."

    Now some have the roar as an undertone like the lioness calling for her cubs.

    Others have the roar as the dominant tone like the pride male deterring other male lions from his territory.

    I even hear a little roar in the meow of a lion cub.

    So do lions make any other sounds besides roaring?
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  3. Jul 25, 2015 #2


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    What has your googling this topic turned up?
  4. Jul 25, 2015 #3
    It has turned up varying results. Some say that lions make a variety of sounds besides roaring and others say that all the sounds a lion makes are roars, each type with a different pitch, volume, and purpose.
  5. Jul 26, 2015 #4


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