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CLIP 12502

Strength in numbers

Strength in numbers
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: Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    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

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