By Ann Squire
This True Books: Animals series introduces readers in grades three through five to fascinating animals. Students learn about the lifecycles, homes, feeding and mating habits, special abilities, and everyday activities of creatures found around the world. Lions once roamed across the Middle East to India and throughout most of Africa. However, lions have long been a favorite prey for hunters, and thousands have been killed over the years. Today, most lions live on wildlife preserves in Africa south of the Sahara Desert. This book covers the physical characteristics, behaviors, habits, and habitat of lions.