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Big cats cause an uproar

Populations of lions, tigers, cheetahs, leopards, jaguars, and other top felines are declining at an alarming rate. They are victims of habitat loss and degradation as well as conflicts with humans. In response, National Geographic, with filmmakers, conservationists, and Explorers-in-Residence Dereck and Beverly Joubert, launched the Big Cats Initiative, a comprehensive … Continue Reading ››

At any given time…

Lion sleeping

Die eerste 5 dae na die naweek…

Die eerste 5 dae na die naweek
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Bite me!

Lion yawning
Photo credit: Barbara Motter, National Geographic
A human can exert 55 kg pressure when biting down, whereas a lion bites down with a pressure of 318 kg.

Afrikaanse idioom Рdie kat aan die stert beethê

Kat aan die stert beet "Jy het die kat aan die stert beet" means "you are mistaken".