BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 12502

Strength in numbers

Strength in numbers
Play
Key Info
  • Strength in numbers
  • Duration: 01:49
  • Group hunting is needed to capture large prey and is seen as the main advantage over living as a solitary cat. There is strength in numbers especially with an animal as large as a buffalo. The problem with this is the prey must then be shared amongst a larger number. This clip was first published on The Truth About Lions programme page: bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00zzqx4. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Living Things in their Environments: Adaptation

  • Keywords: lions, pride, feeding, food, growth, eating, wild animals, prey, hunting, the truth about lions, the social cat
Ideas for use in class
  • Use this clip to show what lions eat and how they catch the larger animals.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.