Do lions live in the jungle?



  • The word jungle has originally been introduced to the English language through the Sanskrit words known as Jungala.
  • The word jangle stands for the meaning of arid and rough.
  • True to the word, a Jungle is a basic rough land with lots of plants or vegetation entangled with dense forest.
  • Jungles are found in tropical climates.


  • Lions, also known as Panthera Leo, belong to the native lands of Africa and India.
  • Lions live in a form of group build by themselves known as Pride.
  • The group created by them called pride usually consist of few male lions, few related female lions and their cubs.
  • Lions come under the category of apex predator or top-notch predator.
  • Lions can also be said as the keystone predator, which means of very importance in the food chain.
  • The normal size and body length can vary depending upon the species taken into consideration.

Do lions live in the jungle?

  1. Lions are given the tag of the king of the Jungle.
  2. However, they are not true to this tag.
  3. As there is no presence of lions found inside a dense forest.
  4. Or lions are also not found to live in rainforests.
  5. Instead, lions are a habitat to the open, bushy places found in Africa called Savannah.
  6. The preferable habitat conditions for lions are, according to reports, grassland, Savanna, dense scrub, open Woodland, etc.

Fun Facts:

  1. The jungle can be said to be the common home for many species.
  2. Unlike the desert, the jungle is known to receive a good amount of rain in its season.
  3. It is estimated that about 6% of Earth is said to be jungle land.

Related Questions:

  1. Who are other animals known to live in Savannah?
  2. What is the relationship between a lion and a cat?
  3. Who all are the prey of lions?

True or False:

  1. The word Jungle originally belongs to the Greek language.
  2. A jungle can be a plain land with rare trees.
  3. Lions are also known as Panthera Leo.
  4. Lions are known to live in rainforests.
  5. Savannahs are present in America.

Objective Quiz:

1. The word Jungle means ______.

  1. Arid.
  2. Rough.
  3. Both 1) and 2).
  4. None of the above.

2. Jungles are found with _____.

  1. Tropical climates.
  2. Tropical streams.
  3. Subtropical climate.
  4. None of the above.

3. Lions can have ______ size and body length.

  1. Different.
  2. Same.
  3. Relatively the same only.
  4. None of the above.

4. Lions are said to be a ______.

  1. king of the jungle.
  2. Queen of the jungle.
  3. Kind of like a lake.
  4. Queen of the lake.

5. Lions can be found in ______.

  1. Dense forest.
  2. Rain forest.
  3. Savannah.
  4. All of the above.

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